Tactical Operations

EOD EquipmentThe Tactical Operations Division supports the Patrol Division in providing quality police service to the community.

Officers from this division staff recurring crime and problem locations as well as large, special city events, such as Jazz in the Woods, the Star Spangled Spectacular and the Fall Festival.

Within this division are teams of specially trained officers that provide quick and effective police response to a wide variety of situations metro-wide:

Bomb Unit - Trained to handle any explosive situation or threat.

Canine (K-9) Unit - Canine handlers work with their dogs to train them in patrol work and narcotic or explosives detection.

Dive Team - Trained in underwater search and recovery and fast-water rescues.

Tactical Response/Weapons of Mass Destruction Team - Trained to handle critical incidents, including weapons of mass destruction and/or terrorist activity.