Special Operations Division
Inside Special Operations Division
The Aviation Unit provides essential aviation support to all Michigan law enforcement agencies and to the citizen community at large.
The Bomb Squad consists of 15 members assigned to seven regional teams. These teams respond statewide to suspected explosive devices and Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD) incidents.
The Canine Unit has a long and distinguished history that dates back to 1960 when Tpr. Richard Abbott and his dog "Jocko" became the first official canine team to serve the department.
Emergency Support Team
The Emergency Support Team was created in 1974 to handle highly dangerous and critical incidents facing law enforcement.
Marine Services Team
The Marine Services Team (formerly Underwater Recovery Unit) provides diving expertise in the areas of body recovery, evidence collection and recovery of stolen property.
Tactical Bike Team
Established in 2016, the Tactical Bike Team is specially trained in crowd management and crowd control.