Operations Division

Sheriff Leon Lott is committed to preparing the Department and community for threats of all levels and has assigned deputies, to the Operations Division.

The Operations Division is comprised of several units. Each unit is composed of highly skilled and specially trained deputies who work to prevent and handle diverse challenges that face our Communities.

Commanded by Deputy Chief Chris Cowan and Major Harry Polis Jr., the Operations Division strives to maintain the highest level of readiness in order to combat any threat to our neighborhoods, businesses, churches and schools.

The Special Teams Units (Special Response Team, Negotiators, Snipers, Explosive Ordinance Disposal, Homeland Security, Dive, Marine Patrol, and K9 Units/Teams) are committed to enriching community trust through high standards of excellence and who have a passion for serving ALL of our citizens.

Group Picture of Special Response Team