Special Operations Section

The Special Operations Section of the police department is divided into units specialized in areas to investigate. These areas include the Organized Crime Unit, Tactical Unit, Gang Task Force, and SWAT.


The Organized Crime Unit of the Wichita Falls Police Department is responsible for identifying illegal narcotics manufacturing and distribution affecting Wichita Falls and to decrease the illicit drug trafficking within the community. In addition, the Organized Crime Unit is responsible for investigating vice crimes such as gambling and prostitution.

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The Wichita Falls Police Department SWAT Team is made of eighteen (18) highly trained members. These members are trained in everything from Hostage Rescue to Dignitary Protection. Members must pass 60 hour basic SWAT school before being considered eligible as a SWAT operator.

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