The Berea Police Department is a member of the Southwest Enforcement Bureau which is a multi-jurisdictional SWAT team. This SWAT team is made up of 18 different suburbs all of whom donate money and manpower to equip and man this team. Our team includes tactical members, bomb technicians, hostage negotiators, snipers and medics.
Our equipment includes a bomb truck with explosive container, an armored vehicle which can be used to deliver a team or rescue victims, and a new $300,000 command post. We have been used for barricaded subjects, hostage situations, crowd control, and area searches for lost people and children. We have even been used on presidential details.