The Special Operations Division (SOD) comprises a number of highly specialized units that work alongside the Patrol Services and Investigative Services Divisions to support the primary mission of the Department of Public Safety. In addition, all units within SOD are called upon frequently to assist local law-enforcement agencies in the county. 

Some of the units within SOD include the:

  • Aviation Unit
  • Hazardous Devices Unit
  • Canine Unit
  • Marine Unit
  • Special Response Team 

The officers assigned to these units undergo rigorous training to keep their skills sharp.