The Special Operations Division is comprised of the Juvenile Relations Bureau, and several specialty units such as the Aviation Unit, K-9 Unit and Traffic Unit as well as a variety of special teams and an Extra Duty Coordinator. The division is commanded by Captain Joe VanGorder.

Special Operations Division Commander – Captain Joe VanGorder

Special Teams

Bomb Squad

Critical Incident Stress Management Team (CISM)

Crowd Management Team/Bike Unit

Honor Guard Team

Marine Operations/Underwater Recovery Team (MOURT)

Negotiations Response Team (NRT)

Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT)

Extra Duty Coordinator

The Extra Duty Coordinator fields requests for law enforcement and security services from deputies for private functions that are beyond the scope of the normal, on duty responsibilities.