LEERRT Training Courses
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The San Juan Law Enforcement Emergency Regional Response Team was created in 2009 through a Homeland Security Grant awarded to San Juan Police Department. Its functions and responsibilities are to provide Specialized Emergency Response Services to Multi-Agencies that are part of the LEERRT team.
The team has 32 members from 17 different Law Enforcement Agencies from Hidalgo and Cameron Counties. The LEERRT is a nationally recognized emergency response team and has provided specialized training to hundreds of police officers in the region. San Juan LEERRT is the primary SWAT team for each participating agency and is under the command of the Police Chief requesting the assistance.
LEERRT Participating Agencies
San Juan PD San Juan FD Alamo PD Donna PD Mercedes PD Palmview PD Palmhurst PD Penitas PD McAllen FD Rio Grande City La Joya ISD PD Brooks County Sheriff Dept. Hidalgo PD Sullivan City PD La Joya PD Weslaco EMC EMTF