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Special Operations Unit

Our Special Operations Unit functions are:

Bomb Squad


We respond to incidents and potential threats involving chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive devices.  We conduct sweeps before major sporting events. We also help other metro area law enforcement agencies.

Canine


We use specially trained canines and handlers is to make police work and the public safer.

Crisis Negotiators


We are officers with extensive training in crisis negotiating. We respond to scenes after an individual has created a public safety risk to those in the immediate area. 
 

SWAT


We (Special Weapons and Tactics)  are a group of highly trained police officers who use special weapons and tactics to handle high risk situations. The team includes crisis negotiators, team leaders and tactical officers. All members train for 20 hours each month.

Mobile Command


The Mobile Command truck has advanced mobile technology. It goes to critical incidents and complex scenes. Officers receive specialized training.

Strategic Information Center (SIC)


We coordinate our internal sharing of information about major crimes and investigations.

Last updated Mar 7, 2019

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