S.R.T. officers are trained specialist with weapons and tactics that serve many functions. They are responsible for the peaceful resolutions of hostage situations, barricaded gunman, high risk arrest and search warrants, and any other situation that the Sheriff deems necessary.
All S.R.T. personnel are graduates of the following S.W.A.T. academies. The Down River Urban Assault Training Academy at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and the Western Wayne Swat Academy.