The Union County SWAT team is a distinguished group of Deputies appointed by the Sheriff of Union County to handle high risk situations. The Union County SWAT team consists of six members : Team Leader/ Lt. Adam Sawyer Investigator Jim Sanders,Investigator Craig Lawson ,Deputy Mark Carr and also Investigator Randy Gilbert and Capt. Richard Mitcham.
The Deputies are trained to handle a variety of situations including barricaded suspects, building entry, jail cell entry and extraction, search warrant execution, hostage rescue, water operations, and high risk warrant execution. The SWAT team is outfitted with a variety of weapons and each Deputy that serves on the SWAT team brings with him various strengths and is trained in the use of all weapons and approved defensive techniques available.