Tactical Response Unit


The Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff's Office's Tactical Response Unit was formed in 1999. The original team consisted of two teamleaders, six deputies and two medics. The tactical unit's primary function is to assist in the serivce of high risk warrants and hostage rescue. Drug search warrants are considered especially dangerous due to the potential presence of weapons along with illegal drugs.


Members requirements are; law-enforcement certified with a minimum of two years of service with MCSO and must be proficient with all weapons issued to them by the Sheriff's Office, The members receive their training from The Central Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy as well as a monthly ten hour training sesssion.


All members are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


The Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff's Office Tactical Unit has assisted in the apprehension of many individuals in both our county as well as the surrounding areas.




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