The Special Response Team is composed of deputies drawn from various units throughout the HCSO.  Team members are equipped with advanced weapons systems, communications systems, and specialized equipment, which enable the team to resolve a variety of tactical situations.  Scenarios in which the SRT is deployed include hostage situations, incidents involving barricaded offenders, and the execution of high risk warrants.  Team members train regularly.  They must maintain a high level of physical fitness.  The team deploys with its own canine, medics and crisis negotiators.