Special Operations

Deputy Chief Mikail Ali

Deputy Chief Garret Tom

The Special Operations Bureau supports the other units of the Department by providing specialized expertise and equipment when needed. This support might include the SWAT Team safely arresting a barricaded suspect, the Bomb Squad checking out a suspicious package, the Marine Unit rescuing a person from the Bay, the Traffic Company monitoring school zones, or the Homeland Security Unit planning for the safety of a large parade.

Municipal Transportation Agency

  • Traffic Company (Company K)
  • Muni Enforcement Team
  • Muni Response Team
  • Muni Task Force Team
  • MTA K-9 Team

Homeland Security Unit

  • HSU Administration
  • Department Operations Center
  • Marine Unit
  • Port Security
  • Department of Emergency Management Liaison

Tactical Company

  • SWAT Team
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit
  • Honda Unit
  • Mounted Unit
  • Canine Unit
  • Hostage Negotiation Team

Urban Area Security Initiative

  • Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative Program

Public Utilities Commission Liaison