The Special Response Team (SRT) is a vital part of the Greeneville Police Department and an asset to the citizens of Greeneville and Greene County. This specialized group is comprised of officers from the Greeneville Police Department and from the Greene County Sheriff's Department. SRT employs a variety of special weapons and tactics not available to the regular patrolman. This unit is activated for a variety of reasons including barricaded suspects, hostage situations, and serving high risk warrants. The members of the SRT conduct regular training as well as attend specialized training sessions with other SRT and SWAT teams. Many of the specifics of the Special Response Team are kept confidential and not available to the public.