The Sheriff’s Office currently maintains a nine-member Special Response Team. The Patrol Captain supervises the Team.
Some of duties include:
- Critical Incident Response
- High Risk Warrant Service
- Barricaded Suspect Incidents
- Hostage Rescue
- Domestic Terrorism
- Bomb Threats
Certifications and Training
The team currently trains together twice a month. Team members are trained in many areas including, defensive tactics, dramatic entry, munitions, sniper, and many other areas.
- Team membership – National Tactical Officers Association
- Member – Nebraska Use of Force Trainers Assoc.
- Certified – Tactical Team Operations Course through Countermeasures Tactical Institute
- Certified – Armor Holdings Corp. Chemical Munitions Instructor Course
- Trained Hostage Negotiator on staff
- 200 hours yearly per member of continuous tactical training