Special Teams

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Suspect and drug searches as well as criminal apprehension.
Special Situations Unit
When police need specialized teamwork in life-threatening situations.
Bomb Squad
Responding to any agency in need, primarily within the western region.
Crisis Negotiators Team
Seeking to peacefully resolve highly volatile situations.
Tactical Team/Field Force Officers
Specially trained patrol officers for rapid response to highly tactical emergency situations.
Note: Officers in the Special Situations Unit perform team duties in addition to other full-time responsibilities.
Assistant Chief Nancy Brogdon


Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


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