Specialist Operations Unit

We Are There For the Community

Who we are


The Team

SOU is currently head up by Commissioner D.Smith. The division is then split off into numerous Teams such as the Specialist Firearms Command Team, Dog Support Team & Roads Policing Ground. Each Team has Division Commander.

Roads Policing Group

The Roads Policing Group is currently lead by ?

Specialist Firearms Command

The Specialist Firearms Command is currently lead by ?

Dog Support Unit

The Dog Support Unit is currently lead by ?

Specialist Protection Group

The Specialist Protection Group is currently lead by ?

Operations Support Unit

The Operational Support Unit is currently lead by ?


Our Equipment

 Each division under the Specialist Operation Unit are colour co-ordinated so the vehicle can stand out from our National Police Air Service Colleagues as well as the Frontline Officer.
  • Roads Policing Group operate the blue fleet of vehicles.
  • Specialist Firearms Command have gone for the colour scheme of black vehicles.
  • The Specialist Protection Group officers have gone for a bright Red colour scheme.
  • The Dog Support Team have decided to keep the colour scheme easy and gone for Silver.
  • Our Operational Support Unit want to stand out from the crowd and have gone for the yellow colour scheme.


Roads Policing Group: RPG is a specialist team of Specialist Officers trained for almost anything from RTC’s to pursuits.

Specialist Firearms Command: Operating a team of highly trained Authorised Firearms Officers

Dog Support Unit: The DSU is a resource that can be used to deploy dogs to your front Line Officer whether this be a drugs dog or a public order dog.

Specialist Protection Group: SPG consists of highly trained officers who have the role of protecting the most important people of our country.

Operational Support Unit: OSU is a ream of Officers trained to deal with all kind of situation such as using the Enforcer (Big Red Key) to gain access or patrolling the pubs on a Friday Night.

Command Team


Commissioner – Division Commander


Inspector – SFC Supervisor


Sergeant – RPG Supervisor

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