Special Operations Response Team

The Special Operations Response Team (SORT) is a combination of two highly trained and skilled units; The Special Response Team and the Critical Incident/Hostage Negotiations Team. Both units are under one commander.

Dyersburg Police Department's Special Response Team (SRT) responds and deals with extraordinary situations such as barricaded suspects, high risk warrant service & hostage situations. The teams consists of ten members broken into two 5-member entry teams.As with any modern agency, our SRT Unit is equipped with the latest in specialized gear including weapons and technology.

The team has received extensive training in tactical operations with emphasis on civilian and officer safety. Specialized areas of training have included a variety of weapon systems, light and sound distraction devices, tactical chemical agents deployment, methods of building entry, repelling, land navigation, surveillance, explosives, team medics, team tactics and operations. The SRT Team members attend nationally recognized individual and team training programs annually, as well as monthly in-house training.  


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