TRT 2022-10-31T12:36:46+00:00
  • What is a tactical response team?
    • A tactical response team is an elite paramilitary tactical unit in American law enforcement departments.
    • They are trained to perform high-risk operations that fall outside the abilities of regular officers.
  • What is the purpose of a tactical response team?
    • The purpose of a tactical response team is to provide protection, support, security, firepower and rescue to police operations in high personal risk situations where specialized tactics are necessary to minimize casualties.
  • What duties do tactical response teams perform?
    • Hostage rescue
    • Riot control
    • Perimeter security against snipers for visiting dignitaries
    • Providing superior assault firepower in certain situations, e.g. barricaded suspects
    • Rescuing officers or citizens endangered by gunfire
    • Counter-terrorist operations
    • Resolving high-risk situations with a minimum loss of life, injury, or property damage
    • Resolving situations involving barricaded subjects
    • Stabilizing situations involving high-risk suicidal subjects
    • Providing assistance on arrest warrants and search warrants
    • Providing additional security at special events
    • Special stealth operations with silenced or suppressed weapons