All members are Greenville Police Department officers
All members have volunteered for the additional assignment
Final selection and duty assignments are made by the Chief of Police
Hostage Negotiation Unit has four members
Tactical Unit has twelve members
Activated in response to unique situations which must be handled differently such as:
Barricaded person(s) incidents
Suicidal person incident
High-risk apprehension incidents
Each member of the units receive additional training in preparation to perform their duties and responsibilities. Special tools and equipment have been obtained to further assist the unit members to conclude each incident safely.
For additional information, contact the Administration Division at (903) 457-2913.