City of Collegedale

Special Operations Response Team (SORT)

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Team Overview

  • The Collegedale Police Department's Special Operations Response Team (SORT) is comprised of officers that are from several different divisions within the department. SORT is utilized for high risk warrant service, barricaded subjects, hostage rescue, missing person searches, wilderness rescue, and other hazardous duties as deemed necessary by the chief of police.
  • Officers with Collegedale SORT have trained with federal, state, and local agencies from across the nation. They are unique in the aspect that they not only deal with tactical situations, but are also trained in rescue and disaster roles as well.