The Bossier City Police Department SWAT team is a highly trained group of officers tasked with the responsibility of handling and resolving high-risk situations. Utilizing team tactics, special weaponry, specialized equipment and other tactical skills, the SWAT team is charged with handling hostage rescue operations, armed and barricaded suspects, high risk warrant entries and any other situations requiring the team's skills and abilities.
In 2004, the Bossier City Police Department entered into a unique partnership with the Bossier City Fire Department and became the first area law enforcement agency to add paramedics to its SWAT team. The medic element of the Bossier City SWAT team is made up specially trained Bossier City Fire Department paramedics who are tasked with providing advanced emergency medical care while on the scene of a SWAT operation.
The SWAT team trains every month to maintain proficiency and expand their mission capabilities.