Special Response Team

The York County Sheriff's Office maintains representation on the Southern Maine Special Response Team (SRT). This regional tactical team consists of police officers and deputies from nine law enforcement agencies within York County which work cooperativly to pool resources and tactical

experience.

 

The Special Response Team is one of the few teams

in the State of Maine to be a certified tactical team by

the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, and responds to

tactical incidents such as armed barricade situations,

high risk warrant service, assisting with visiting dignitary

protection, K-9 tracks, etc.

 

The Special Response Team consists of tactical operators,

crisis negotiators, tactical medics, a hazardous materials

specialist and sniper element, all whom deploy and train

together relentlessly. The team also trains together with

other municipal tactical teams in the State of Maine.