The Special Response Team (SRT) is made up of full-time, reserve deputies and officers from surrounding agencies. The Special Response Team provides the citizens of Jackson County with a specialized trained tactical team that can respond to various incidents that include but not limited to:
- Barricaded subject(s)
- Hostage Situations
- High-risk warrants and arrests
- Active Shooter Situations
- Bomb Threats
- Water Rescues
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office also employs two (2) trained Hostage Negotiators Captain, Ricky Morales and Deputy Miranda Blevins and (3) three trained snipers Sheriff, David Lucas; Major James Brock; and Sergeant Travis Engler who are available 24/7 when called upon.