The North County Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team was developed as a multi-agency emergency response team for North Orange County cities. Their purpose is to respond in a timely manner to contain and effectively address high-risk and high-profile incidents.
The SWAT Team is comprised of highly trained tactical officers from the La Palma, Brea, Fullerton, La Habra, Placentia, and the CSU Fullerton Police Departments.
Teams The team consists of:
Six tactical teams
Hostage Negotiation Team
Medical Support Team
When all of these resources are combined, they constitute a fully functional SWAT Team that is capable of addressing a wide range of incidents.
The team trains together on a regular schedule so that they are capable of complete integration and can provide a swift and appropriate response for most high-risk or tactical incidents at any time.