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Special Operations Units

This Section supports field operations and coordinates the following specialty teams:

  • Four Hazardous Device/Explosive Ordnance Disposal Teams (EOD)

  • Six Accelerant Detection K-9 Teams (ADC)

  • One Explosives Detection K-9 Team (EDC)

  • Forensic Investigative Support Team (FIST)

  • Ten Computer Voice Stress Analysis Operators (CVSA)

  • State Fire Marshal Honor Guard

In addition, Special Operations is responsible for man-made and natural disaster Emergency Support Functions 4 (Firefighting), 9 (Search and Rescue) and 16 (Law Enforcement); the BFAI Training Section; the Crime Intelligence Analyst Unit; regional domestic security funding; wireless communications, logistics, public information, equipment tracking, monitoring of budget activities and web design.