Special reaction team

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Soldiers from the 42nd Military Police Detachment's Special Reaction Team pull security on a bus that was taken hostage by terrorists during an anti-terrorism exercise at Fort Bragg in 2005.
A USMC Military Police Special Reaction Team, using the MP5-N in 2004

A special reaction team (SRT) is a specially trained team or element within law enforcement units of the United States Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, Marine Corps and civilian police departments, to respond to the most dangerous high risk situations within a military base or compound.[1]

The SRT units in the military are equivalents of civilian police department SRT units and SWAT teams, and receive their training at U.S. Army Military Police School at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.[2][3]

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