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The Accident Reconstruction Team is used to investigate serious injury and fatal motor vehicle crashes.
The Bomb Team responds to unstable/hazardous commercial explosives, military ordinances, VIP protection detail requests, conducts post-blast investigations involving evidence collection, interviews, reconstruction and court testimony.
Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
The Crime Scene Investigation Team is made up of specially trained deputies who are sent to investigate crime scenes.
Crisis Negotiation Team
The Crisis Negotiation Team is made up of specially trained deputies who through their training attempt to deflate a potentially volatile situation by using communication skills.
The Underwater Dive Team is used for underwater crime scene investigations as well as for body recovery.
Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division
The Berrien County Sheriff's EMHSD is responsible for coordinating the management of emergencies and homeland security matters in Berrien County.
The Berrien County Hazmat team was formed in 1981, in response to a tragic train derailment in Berrien County that resulted in the death of a Michigan State Police Trooper.
The Berrien County Sheriff's Office has an Honor Guard detail.
The goal of the Detective Bureau is to identify perpetrators of criminal acts and provide for the successful prosecution through the presentation of evidence in a court of law.
Canine teams may be used to provide specialized services to support the mission, goals and objectives of the Berrien County Sheriff Office.
The Berrien County Sheriff's Office maintains a Marine Division with a statutory responsibility to investigate water related deaths and the enforcement of the marine laws.
The Berrien County Sheriff's Office Motorcycle Team consists of eight certified riders who operate police motorcycles between April and November of each year.
The narcotics unit investigates and arrest suspects involved in unlawful drug activity.
The Berrien County Sheriff's Office provides road patrol for both north and south county, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
The Records Division is responsible for holding, categorizing and disseminating department reports and records.
The Berrien County Sheriff's Office has a snowmobile patrol that utilizes designated trails throughout the county.
Tactical Response Unit
The Berrien County Sheriff's Office Tactical Response Unit trains on a regular basis to maintain skills and fulfill annual training tasks that meet and exceed operational goals required inter-departmentally and also meeting state and federal requirements.
Water Rescue Team
Learn more about the Sheriff Department's Water Rescue Team, including background history, the purpose of the program, mission statement and program needs.