Emergency Services Unit
The mission of the ESU is to provide safety,
security, and order to our citizens during times of crisis. The
team is comprised of one Lieutenant, two Sergeants, and 27
The Emergency Services Unit (formerly the Crowd Intervention
Team) is a specialized unit consisting of 30 officers trained to
deal with crowd situations and responses to catastrophic
Each ESU officer is certified in advance crowd control training.
Additionally, each officer on the team has been trained by the
Department of Homeland Security in providing citizen support during
terrorists events (such as an incident involving Weapons of Mass
Destruction). The ESU team has specialized training, equipment, and
tactics to support large crowds during times of crisis.