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Special Response Team – SRT

The Elyria Police Department is aware of the extreme situations they can be faced with on any given day, at some point the situation may call for specially trained officers to deal with the extra-ordinary situations. These members collectively form a team of specialists in a variety of fields. This uniquely skilled team is the Special Response Team or “SRT”.

This team of highly trained officers are trained to handle situations such as barricaded suspects, dignitary protection, hostages taken, high risk search warrant, armed and dangerous subjects, crowd and riot control and hostage negotiations.