The Emergency Response Team (E.R.T.) is the City of Hutchinson / Reno County SWAT team. The team is a joint Hutchinson Police / Reno County Sheriff's Department team that was developed to respond to and deal with "high risk," police situations where needed within Reno County.
Mission & Responsibility
The primary mission and responsibility of team will be the resolution of difficult law enforcement situations outside the realm of ordinary patrol response, through the use of developed skills, tactics and specialized equipment capabilities. Incidents which meet these criteria include, but are not limited barricaded subjects, hostage situations or high risk warrants. Such units have been shown to substantially reduce the risk of injury and loss of life to citizens, police officers, and suspects.