Special Weapons and Tactics

Two patrol deputies and one sergeant are assigned to the South Central Drug Investigation Unit Tactical Team on a part-time basis. This is an additional responsibility to their regular patrol responsibilities. The Tactical Team is a multi-jurisdictional team that is responsible for responding to high risk events as needed. Deputies assigned to this role, are required to complete monthly training and hold additional certifications for deploying equipment such as distraction devices, less lethal and chemical munitions.

SOTA 2017