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Emergency Response Team

RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) police officers use tactics, specialized weapons and equipment to resolve high-risk situations. The dynamic nature of these incidents requires an integrated response.

ERT duties include:

  • Resolving armed and barricaded persons incidents
  • Air and marine interventions
  • High-risk searches and arrests
  • Protective policing

Interested in joining the ERT program?

ERT members must be able to work in stressful situations for extended periods of time. Front-line policing is the foundation for specializations such as ERT. Find out what it takes to become a police officer.