SPECIAL RESPONSE TEAM
The Special Response Team (SRT) is utilized to respond to those unique or high risk situations requiring specialized training and equipment. Such situations are often major criminal occurrences that endanger the lives of citizens or officers. These occurrences can be prolonged and require extensive efforts from the LaFollette Police Department. Situations that dictate a response from the departments SRT include, but are not limited to: Barricaded Suspects, Hostage Situations, Suicidal Threats, Sniper Situations, Mass Arrest Situations, High Risk Drug Raids/or Warrant Service, Civil Disorder and Dignitary Protection. Officers assigned to this team have received multiple hours of specialized training and developed tactics allowing for a proficient response.