Rescue Team

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Rescue team prepares to enter school bus during training
The Goochland County Sheriff's Office Rescue Team is responsible for the resolution of situations requiring other than normal law enforcement actions, tactics, or equipment. The demonstrated goal of the unit is to resolve situations while limiting hazards to citizens and law enforcement personnel.

The Rescue Team's activities include, but are not limited to, the following missions:
  • Drug raids
  • High risk warrant service
  • Barricaded suspects
  • Hostage situations
  • Armed stakeout
  • Dignitary protection
  • Tactical operations
  • K-9 operations
  • Any other specialized operation the team may be called upon to handle