Special Response Team

The Special Response Team (SRT) assists the City of East Lansing, Meridian Township and Michigan State University police departments. Representatives of each jurisdiction are represented on the SRT as well as deputies from the Ingham County Sheriff Department. Each SRT member has an area of expertise, which is essential for the unit to effectively work.
SRT Team
The function of SRT is to save lives and maintain order. This is accomplished through the application of specialized training, tremendous team member dedication and excellent leadership.

The SRT may assist with the following scenarios:

  • barricaded person(s)
  • dignitary protection
  • drug raids
  • hostage situation
  • shooting involving injuries or death
  • sniper situation
  • subject with a gun
  • warrant service