The Rockwall SWAT Team consists of fifteen members, twelve unit Operators, two Team Leaders and one Commander. Additionally, the unit includes six hostage negotiators who assist during crisis situations. These officers work in assignments throughout the department and are â€ścalled outâ€ť from their primary duties.Historically, utilizing a highly trained, highly skilled police tactical unit has been shown to substantially reduce the risk of injury or loss of life to citizens, police officers and suspects. It is the intent of the Rockwall SWAT Team to provide a highly trained and highly skilled tactical team as a resource for the Rockwall Police Department in the handling of critical incidents. The mission of the Rockwall SWAT Team is to support the Rockwall Police Department and any other requesting law enforcement agency with a tactical response to critical incidents.