In a continuing effort to combat terrorists and domestic acts of violence, the Sheriff’s Office has established a fully operational Bomb Squad (5 technicians) with three full time K-9's who have explosive detection capabilities. The unit receives funding through federal grants which pays for the personnel assigned, their training, equipment.
The unit includes two response vehicles, a total containment vessel and an operational bomb disposal robot system.
The Team is trained and equipped to respond to all types of hazardous devices and explosive material incidents, as well as chemical, biological and radiological incidents. The team is also trained in post-blast investigations.