Special Operations Unit

SOULogo.jpgMission Statement

The sole purpose of the Boise Police Department Tactical Unit (S.O.U.) is to assist the Department in achieving its own stated mission of providing efficient and effective law enforcement to our community.  The Special Operations Unit will strive to provide the department with highly trained and motivated personnel schooled in the use and deployment of special weaponry and advanced tactics.

The Special Operations Unit will assist the Boise Police Department and all other police agencies upon command approval, in dealing with all or any of the following law enforcement situations.

Hostage Incidents-High Risk Warrant Services-Dignitary Protection-High Profile Situations-Any other law enforcement

 It is always the goal of the S.O.U. to peacefully resolve all deployment situations.  It is this unit's fundamental belief that by providing a highly trained cadre of tactical officers to resolve incidents in our community, that we can best protect and serve our citizens. function deemed appropriate by the Boise City Chief of Police