The Special Tactics and Rescue Service (S.T.A.R.S.) was an elite special forces division under the jurisdiction of the Raccoon City Police Department in the Resident Evil franchise.
S.T.A.R.S. was comprised of two different teams: Alpha and Bravo, totaling 12 members. Each team was organized based on the tactical squad formation, with 5 field operatives and 1 helicopter pilot. Operatives are assigned to one of the following positions: