Special Response Team Mission Statement
The primary focus of the Doņa Ana County Sheriff's Department's Special Response Team is to save lives. The team is dedicated to resolving all tactical situations to which it is deployed using the safest means that are reasonably possible. The safety of the residents of Doņa Ana County, the men and women of law enforcement, and of the Special Response Team itself, are paramount during any deployment of the tactical team.
Special Response Team History
The Doņa Ana County Sheriff's Department Special Response Team began in 1992. They train together 20 hours or more each month, and train with surrounding tactical teams. The team is prepared 24 hours a day.
Since its formation, the Special Response Team has responded to hundreds of calls, and is activated for high-risk warrant service, barricaded/armed subjects, hostage situations, riot conditions, dignitary protection, surveillance details and any other situation the Sheriff deems appropriate.