SERT / Dive Team
Sumter County Sheriff’s Office currently has a Tier II SWAT Team called the Sheriff’s Emergency Response Tactical Team (SERT Team).
The SERT Team is trained to handle high-risk situations that require specialized weapons, HazMat and Bloodborne Pathogen operations, hostage situations, barricaded subjects, vehicle assaults and dignitary security in both rural and urban environments.
This 12-to-18-personnel team also assists other agencies within the Third Judicial Circuit.
The Dive Team of Sumter County Sheriff's Office conducts water searches and assists in the recovery of items in and near waterways.