List of Special Law Enforcement Units

This list is about law enforcement units. For military, see List of special forces units

This is a list of non-military law enforcement units tasked with special duties, including:

  • Security of the state, state officials and foreign dignitaries

  • Offensive domestic counter-terrorist actions

  • Serving high-risk arrest warrants

  • Performing hostage rescue and/or armed intervention

  • Engaging heavily armed criminals