SWAT teams are special groups of police officers called in to handle difficult situations. If there's a hostage crisis or a riot, a SWAT team is usually on the scene. The heroic people who've chosen a career as part of a SWAT team had to go through special training and use special skills in order to do their job. Readers learn about this career through manageable text, eye-catching fact boxes, and a detailed graphic organizer. They also see exciting photographs of SWAT teams hard at work. Real-world examples are also included to get readers interested in this career path.