The Aviation Section provides air support for law enforcement and other agencies across the state. With a fleet of 3 helicopters and 2 planes, the section assists with traffic enforcement, fugitive and victim search and rescue, criminal surveillance and disaster assessments.
Explosive Ordinance Disposal
The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team is regularly called on by both local and federal law enforcement agencies to dispose of explosive devices and outdated chemicals. The team, which includes 11 certified bomb technicians and more than 35 members trained in Explosive Ordnance Recognition, averages between 25 and 30 render safes or disarmed devices per year.
Emergency Response Team (SWAT) Section
The Emergency Response Team responds to high-risk incidents, such as hostage situations, barricaded subjects, prison disturbances and rescue missions. To be part of the team, members must demonstrate proficiency in weapons and specialized equipment, unarmed defense techniques, building entry and clearance, rappelling and field search.