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SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) responds to incidents that require equipment, tactics, and personnel that are beyond the capability of the Patrol Division.  SWAT teams respond to Hostage Taking, Barricaded Gunman, High Risk Warrant Service, Active Assailant Incidents, Special Event/Security Details, Personal Protection Details, and Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents.  SWAT is staffed by officers from various divisions of the Department.

ABPD SWAT is also part of a Multi-Jurisdictional Team with Neptune Beach, Jacksonville Beach, and Tactical Emergency Medical Services from UF Shands.  Our SWAT team is also a member of the Regional Domestic Security Task Force (RDSTF).

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Commanding Officer: Commander Victor Gualillo

City of Atlantic Beach, FL - Official Seal
800 Seminole Road • Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233 • Ph. (904) 247-5800 • Fx. (904) 247-5805