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Elite Tactical Unit is dedicated to all First Responders who race toward conflict and mayhem instead of running away from it. These dedicated men and women of law enforcement, firefighters and emergency medical teams are our first line of defense and protect us all. We celebrate and thank them for their invaluable and selfless service.
 

Meet The Host(s)

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    Mykel Hawke

    Best selling author, veteran, TV show creator, government contractor, an experience survivalist, Mykel Hawke hosts the adrenaline fueled show Elite Tactical Unit on Outdoor Channel.

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Meet The Team Leaders

Terry Schappert

Terry Schappert

A 20 year veteran & currently in charge of a U.S. Army Special Forces team, Terry Schappert has been deployed throughout the world on various training & combat missions and is Team Leader on Elite Tactical Unit & Reality SWAT Swatting shows airing on Outdoor Channel.

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Adam Hamon

Adam Hamon

Worldwide crisis responder, security consultant & protection, Adam Hamon is a 12 year SAS veteran and founder of Regiment Security, and currently a Team Leader of Outdoor Channel's Elite Tactical Unit.

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Meet The Competitors

  • Karen Bartuch

    Karen Bartuch

    Karen Bartuch

    Karen has been in law enforcement since 2002 working many assignments including patrol, gang & tactical teams, undercover operations, policy advisor, intelligence and counter-terrorism.
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  • Steve Gordon

    Steve Gordon

    Steve was born and raised in Los Angeles and attended Granada Hills high school. He joined the LAPD in 1988.
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  • Mike Kotowski

    Mike Kotowski

    Michael is a Sergeant with the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office, Training Section. He is also a SWAT Team Assistant Entry Team Leader.
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  • Scott McDonnold

    Scott McDonnold

    Scott has been a member of the Dallas Police Dept. since 1997. He was assigned to the Southeast patrol division.
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  • DJ Merrill

    DJ Merrill

    DJ started his law enforcement career in 2002. In October 2006, he became a member of the Street Crimes Unit Tactical Enforcement Squad.
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  • Chancey Pogue

    Chancey Pogue

    Chancey started his career in 1999 with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division in Huntsville Texas.
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  • Neil Welch

    Neil Welch

    Neil started his career as a police officer with the Atlanta Police Department in 2001. He is a 4 year member of the SWAT Team.
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  • Jeremy Borchardt

    Jeremy Borchardt

    Jeremy has been a Dallas Police officer since August 1999. Jeremy has worked in patrol, as a rifle instructor at the firearms training center and an undercover narcotics detective.
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  • Bonner Burton

    Bonner Burton

    Bonner started his LEO career as a jail officer in Gainesville, GA in August of 1996. In September 2003, he became a member of Hall County Sheriff's Office's SWAT Team.
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  • Tony Caspers

    Tony Caspers

    Tony is currently assigned as a full time SWAT officer in the Special Operations Division and has been on the SWAT team for 19 years.
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  • Curtis Coppinger

    Curtis Coppinger

    Curtis is a Sergeant with Kansas City Missouri Police Dept. He began career in law enforcement in 2002.
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  • Greg Jones

    Greg Jones

    Greg started his LEO career as a Patrol Officer in 1998 in his hometown, after serving in the US Marine Corps. In August 2004, he was accepted as member of the SWAT Unit.
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  • Blair Rockwell

    Blair Rockwell

    Rock's career in Tactical Operations includes 20+ years on a full time civilian Police SWAT Team, and working and instructing in Close Protection and Tactical OPs.
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  • Lance Zaleski

    Lance Zaleski

    Lance Zaleski

    Lance started his LEO career in 1999 as a Patrol Officer for Canastota Police Department in Canastota NY.
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