The Special Response Team (SRT) is a specially trained and equipped group of police officers available to deal with high risk situations. The team is staffed by 17 members, including two Team Leaders, which operate under the direction of the SRT Commander and two SRT Medics. The SRT performs special tactical missions at the direction and approval of the SRT Commander. The main objective of SRT is the protection of all citizens, the police personnel responding to high risk incidents, and the subject(s) involved. The ultimate goal and purpose of the Special Response Team is the protection of life.