Sutter County Sheriff's Office
Special Enforcement Detail
The Mission Statement
The Mission of the Special Enforcement Detail (S.E.D.) is to respond to critical incidents
that require specialized training. The goal of the SED unit is to resolve all incidents
without the loss of life or injury.
The Special Enforcement Detail Team is comprised of ten to twelve highly motivated deputies.
One of the team members is trained as a paramedic.
All members of the team receive training in the following areas:
- Chemical agents
- Non-lethal force munitions
- Diversionary devices
- Hostage rescue
- Officer down rescues
- Warrant service
- Response to critical incidents on school grounds
- Auto and semi-auto rifle training
- Handgun training
The team also has the availability of office hostage negotiators. Each negotiator receives
specialized training to enhance their skills in negotiating a critical incident so they may
assist the SED unit in attempting to resolve the incident peacefully. The SED team is also adding
Tactical Dispatchers to their specialized team trained specifically in SED critical incidents
S.E.D. Close Quarters Engagement Drill
Moving as a unit...
...entering and clearing a room.
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