The Special Response Team (S.R.T.) is a team of specially trained police officers from within the West Lafayette Police Department, which will respond to any incident where special weapons, equipment and tactics are needed.
The S.R.T. consists of highly trained personnel with specific skills in the areas of marksmanship, tactical response and containment, deployment of chemical munitions and less lethal weapons, and hostage negotiations. The S.R.T. is under the direct supervision of a team commander and assistant commander with governing authority derived through the Chief of Police