Patrol Division

SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics)

SWAT Officers in gear
SWAT Officer holding a rifle
SWAT Officers in action
SWAT Officers training
Back of SWAT Officer
SWAT Officers training

The SWAT Team is a unit within the Oshkosh Police Department that has specialized training in the use of various techniques and equipment for isolating, containing, and resolving high-risk situations. These situations may be barricaded suspects, suicidal subjects, hostage takers, snipers, dignitary protection or any potentially violent police confrontation. The team is part of a three-pronged approach that also contains Negotiators and the Emergency Operations Center personnel. As a team, this system is used to resolve these situations.

Current members of the SWAT Team include:

  • Lieutenant Andrew Lecker
  • Sergeant Jeff Nelson
  • Sergeant Brandon Ansell
  • Sergeant Matt Ziegler
  • Sergeant Heath Feavel
  • Detective Jeremy Krueger
  • Officer Ryan Boerner
  • Officer Troy Brandl
  • Officer Andy Knurowski
  • Officer Tom Kopczyk
  • Officer Matt Christensen
  • Officer Andy Pechacek
  • Officer Kyle Roberts