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Tactical Support Team (TST)

Tactical Support Team are part of the Tactical Support Department.

Firearms Helmet on CarThe Tactical Support Team are trained in public order tactics, surveillance, specialist search techniques along with being authorised firearms Officers.

Trained in foot surveillance, method of entry, and public order, they give invaluable assistance to local policing teams in a wide variety of ways such as executing warrants, targeted patrol of high crime areas, roads policing and crime scene searches.

The Tactical Support Team consists of sergeants and constables who are all authorised firearms officers, providing an additional firearms response for any pre planned or protracted firearms incident/operation along with supporting duties on the Armed Response Vehicle (ARV).