The Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T.) functions as a specialized resource with personnel trained to respond to diverse situations and emergencies within or outside an institutional setting.
The Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team trains in various components such as cell extractions, riot control, hostage recovery, chemical agents, and high risk inmate transports.
The team also participates in joint training sessions conducted with the Sheriff’s Operations Group, (S.O.G.), Rikers Island Emergency Services Unit, as well as team participation at the Mock Prison Riot in Moundsville, West Virginia.