Brevard Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team Places 6th At Annual International SWAT Round-Up Competition

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competition drew over 50 SWAT Teams from around the world

This past week the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team placed 6th overall in the International SWAT Round-Up Competition in Orlando, Florida. (BCSO Image)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is written by Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – This past week the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team placed 6th overall in the International SWAT Round-Up Competition in Orlando, Florida.

The annual competition drew over 50 SWAT Teams from around the world who all came to Central Florida to claim the title of SWAT Round-Up Champion.

SWAT Round-Up is much more than just a training event or intense competition, as it is also an opportunity for SWAT Team members from across the globe to come together to learn from one another and to build relationships that will last a lifetime.

While the competition is a fun part of the event, the training and education program are a vital component of the SWAT Round-Up experience as the training is conducted by nationally renowned instructors who are teaching SWAT Operators to save lives.

The competition events are geared for simulation of real life scenarios and are intended to challenge the members to work together as a unit. The various events place strong emphasis on weapon expertise, physical fitness, resource utilization and team work!

I could not be more proud of our SWAT Team members for placing so high in this competition and for their dedication to protect our citizens. When you consider that they competed against teams from all over the world and placed 6th overall, it is a true testament of their abilities and strength as a team!

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Please join me in congratulating our team members listed below and in thanking them for keeping us safe each and every day!!

Participating SWAT Team Members:

Commander J.J. Woolsey

Lt. Brad Thomas
Agt. Rick Clements
Cpl. Zach Brown
Agt. Chaise Goff
Agt. Chris Neel
Agt. Jon Amick
Agt. Alex Sorokin
Agt. Keaton Mauldin

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