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Special Operations Response Team

                                    Patch image: Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department Special Operation's Response Team is a multi-jurisdictional team, comprised of fifteen highly trained Law Enforcement Officers from several different agencies located throughout Jefferson County. It is the mission of Jefferson County Sheriff's Office personnel assigned to SWAT to provide an immediate, systematic response of trained law enforcement personnel and equipment to tactical situations, emergencies, critical incidents or natural disasters that exceed the capabilities of a requesting agency.

Some of the SWAT Team disciplines include, but are not limited to:

  • Critical Decision Making
  • Communication Skills
  • Indoor Search Techniques and Philosophy
  • Outdoor Search Techniques and Philosophy
  • Entry Techniques and Philosophy
  • Active Counter Measures
  • Less Lethal
  • Weapon Retention  
  • Rappelling
  • Special Weapons
  • Ordinance
  • Hostage Rescue
  • Officer Rescue
  • Vehicle/Bus Assault
  • Mental and Physical Disciplines

Member's of the National Tactical Officers Association.