The Special Tactics and Rescue Service (S.T.A.R.S.) (also referred to non-canonically as the
"Special Tactics and Rescue Squad") is a fictional law-enforcing task
force that appears in Capcom's Resident Evil survival horror
franchise. The unit serves as a fictional equivalent to the actual SWAT organization (which
also exists in the Resident Evil universe). The main characters in the original Resident Evil (Chris
Redfield, Jill Valentine, Barry Burton,
Rebecca Chambers, and Albert Wesker) are all members of
Only eleven of the unit's twelve members appear in the original game. Edward Dewey, Bravo Team's
pilot, was only mentioned in the game's instruction manual, but not actually featured in the game - it was assumed that the
disembodied hand found by Joseph in the game's introductory cutscene was Edward's, but a few retroactive changes were made
in order to include the character for a small role in the prequel Resident Evil Zero (in the Resident Evil remake,
the dead pilot is now identified as Kevin Dooley.
Alpha Team: S.T.A.R.S most skilled and high ranking members.
They are equiped to deal with many situations. They are called in when there lower ranking team (Bravo) cannot handle a situation.
Beta Team: They are the least reconized squad in the
S.T.A.R.S league. There job is to patrol Racoon city and train Racoon police. The the guys that barricade the streets and
fight to the death firing wildly into a crowd of vicious zombies!
Delta Team: S.T.A.R.S SWAT team. They are the highly
trained and most equiped team in the S.T.A.R.S league. They are meant for immidiate extermination of an enemy. Sadly Delta
teamworks for Umbrella corperation above S.T.A.R.S.
Bravo Team: S.T.A.R.S rescue and search team. There job
is to investigate obserd situations. They track down escaped convicts and put them behind bars. Bravo may not be the power
house of the S.T.A.R.S league but they are the brightest and they are the yougest squad.