The Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement Department has a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team that is comprised of 10 highly motivated officers. The officers are assigned to patrol and detective divisions. They train once a month and are called upon when a situation requires a more controlled tactical response.
Their duties may include barricaded subject, dignitary protection, vehicle assaults, drug raids, or any mission directed by the sheriff. The Butte-Silver Bow SWAT Team has been recognized state-wide as a professional and dedicated group of individuals.