The Lorain County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) provides an immediate, systematic response of trained law enforcement personnel and equipment to tactical situations, emergencies, critical incidents or natural disasters that exceed the capabilities of a requesting agency. The Lorain County SWAT Team is comprised of officers from is comprised of officers from Amherst, Avon, LaGrange, Vermilion and Wellington Police Departments as well as Deputies from the Sheriff's Office.  Two (2) officers from the Avon Police Department are members of the Lorain County SWAT Team organized under the Lorain County Sheriff's Department.