Specialist Units

The Specialist Operations limb of the Department consists of the following teams: Dog and Mounted Sections, Firearms Operations, Road Policing Unit, Emergency Planning Unit, Air Support Unit and Specialist Support Unit.

These teams play a key role in supporting front line officers and have responsibility for a number of specialist policing areas which are vital to protect public safety: counter - terrorism, civil contingencies and emergency planning, major incident management, public order, specialist search and strategic roads policing.