Shafter SERT

Role of SERT
The Special Emergency Response Team's (SERT) primary mission during a major disturbance or riot is to prevent harm to security personnel, protect non-involved subjects, prevent an incident from escalating, and regain control and impose order.

SERT Training
SERT trains monthly in specialized areas relating to riots, cell extractions, weapons training, and tactics. They are utilized during any incident inside the facility as well as special details attached to the Shafter Police Department.