Back Row: Sgt. Nelson, Officer Carrico, Officer Jones, Officer Rue
Front Row: Sgt. Kramer, Officer Lundry, Officer Hudson
The Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) is a high-risk incident response unit made up of selected members of the Police Department; the team has existed since 1988. The team members engage in on going training in skills related to the safe resolution of high risk criminal events. The team has been involved in the successful resolution of events such as armed barricaded subjects, searches for dangerous criminals and high risk drug house search warrants. The team has operated in support of area police agencies in Hood River, Wasco and Klickitat Counties.
About the City of The Dalles
The City of The Dalles, Oregon, is situated in the north-central part of the state on the Columbia River, the nation's second largest river. It is the county seat and the largest community in Wasco County. The Dalles is one of Oregon's most historical cities and was known earlier in its history as the town at the end of the Oregon Trail. The city was first incorporated by the Oregon Territorial Government in 1857 as “Dalles City” and was made the county seat shortly thereafter.