South Central Emergency Response Team (SERT)


Members of the Newtown Township Police Department are part of the Bucks County South Central Emergency Response Team.  The members of this team are selected and highly trained tactical officers who are called upon to resolve high risk situations throughout the response area that involve:  barricaded subjects, hostage situations, sniper situations, high risk apprehensions, high risk warrant services, personal protection and other special assignments.

The mission of the South Central Bucks County Emergency Response Team is to support those agencies that have agreed by ordinance to participate in SERT with the handling of critical incidents and any other requesting law enforcement agency with a tactical response to critical incidents.