Special Response Team

27th Judicial Special Response Team was established by a partnership agreement between The Obion County Sheriff’s Department, Weakley County Sheriff’s Department, Martin Police Department, Union City Police Department, South Fulton Police Department and other county agencies that participate.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the 27th District Special Response Unit is to support the law enforcement agencies of Obion and Weakley Counties by performing those operations which require specialized training and equipment.

The SRT responds to a variety of calls, including:

  • Barricaded and armed suspects
  • Hostage rescue
  • Terrorist incidents.
  • Serving of arrest and search warrants on felony suspects when intelligence indicates suspects may be armed or extremely dangerous
  • Serving of arrest and search warrants on misdemeanor suspects when there is information to believe the suspect may be armed or that the service of the warrant presents a substantial risk to those serving the warrant

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