Special Response Team


The York County Sheriff's Office maintains representation on the Southern Maine Special Response Team (SRT). This regional tactical team consists of police officers and deputies from nine law enforcement agencies within York County which work cooperativly to pool resources and tactical experience.

The Special Response Team is one of the few teams in the State of Maine to be a certified tactical team by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, and responds to tactical incidents such as armed barricade situations, high risk warrant service, assisting with visiting dignitary protection, K-9 tracks, etc.

The Special Response Team consists of tactical operators, crisis negotiators, tactical medics, a hazardous materials specialist and sniper element, all whom deploy and train together relentlessly. The team also trains together with other municipal tactical teams in the State of Maine.