Sarnia Police Service

About Emergency Response Team

A specialized team tasked with resolving high risk/critical incidents.

The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is a comprised of police officers trained to respond to incidents where there is a high threat level. These officers are assigned to platoons and have specialized training and equipment to resolve high-risk situations. The dynamic nature of these incidents often requires an integrated response.

ERT duties can include:

  • Resolving armed and barricaded persons incidents
  • High-risk searches and arrests
  • Assisting with searches for missing/vulnerable people
  • Training with K9 teams and crisis negotiators

Sarnia Emergency Response Team