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Release Number: 18-641
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- August 21, 2018
- Contact Person:
- Public Affairs Office : firstname.lastname@example.org
Hillsborough County Sheriff SWAT Adds Five New Members
After months of intense training, they were awarded their SWAT pins.
- August 15, 2018
- Time: 12:00 AM
Five deputies received a special honor on August 15, 2018, from Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister. After months of intense training, they were awarded their SWAT pins, joining the elite Special Weapons and Tactics team. SWAT tryouts included extensive shooting drills, propelling from helicopters, and learning how to react in various active threats. The new SWAT members are taking on these positions in addition to their regular duties as deputies.