The Sheriffs Emergency Response Team, (SERT) is a tactical team of sheriff’s deputies who are on call 24 hours. The team was developed in order to quell any dangerous situations in the jail. SERT is a support unit whose function is to safely, quickly, and effectively restore order. Their primary focus is cell extractions and riot control. The team is comprised of highly trained Sheriff’s deputies in tactical responses for emergency situations. The SERT team has been a very effective deterrent to violent incidents and disorder.