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Bomb Squad

The Bomb Squad responds to situations involving homemade bombs, discarded or improperly stored commercial explosives, military ordinances, chemical, biological and radiological health hazards. The unit uses monthly training with live explosive materials and technical tools to maintain the necessary expertise to handle these hazards. The 12 officers assigned to this specialty unit must attend regular training and certification courses provided by the FBI and the I.A.B.T.I. (International Association of Bomb Technicians & Investigators), a professional organization comprised of bomb technicians. On average, the Bomb Squad investigates over 100 suspicious packages and conducts over 50 venue sweeps.  The Bomb Squad is a regional team serving Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, and Hernando Counties.  The Squad trains regularly with agents from the FBI, ATF, State Fire Marshals Office, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and Tarpon Springs that are all members of the regional team.
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