CPD Policy GO 1490
It shall be the policy of the Cocoa Police Department to ensure the safety of departmental members and the general public by utilizing a group of specially trained members in order to bring about the successful resolution to potentially dangerous high-risk situations.
The Cocoa Police Department has established a specially trained unit to provide appropriate responses to high-risk incidents. High-risk incidents shall be coordinated by a command staff member who has the authority and responsibility to direct the incident.
GO 1490 C. S.W.A.T. response situations include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Barricaded Subjects
- Hostage Situations
- Special Security Situations
- Search and Arrest Warrants v. Other situations of a high-risk nature in which a specialized response would be beneficial.