The Utica Police Department/New Hartford Police Department METRO SWAT Team is one of eight teams from around the state selected to participate in the New York State Division of Homeland Security's first Tactical Week.

It will be taking place May 15th through the 18th at the State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany.

Tactical Week will bring teams together for cutting edge training based on the most current threat environment.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office will also be taking part in the training.