Of Downriver police agencies, Taylor P.D. has the largest number of trained SWAT members assigned to the Downriver SWAT team. The mission of the S.W.A.T. team is to provide the department and the community with a means to contain or resolve high-risk situations involving armed subjects, hostage situations, snipers or ambushes.
All team members are permanently assigned to other units within the police department and are activated as a team or unit as needed. Every S.W.A.T. team member has received advanced training in specialized weapons and tactics enabling them to function as a team in resolving high stress incidents.