The ABTT maintains six bloodhounds, which are used to search for wanted and missing individuals, as well as, make appearances at community events. Breeding occurs once a year. Some puppies then receive tracking training in preparation to join the team.
Once a Year, the ABTT offers a 40 hour accredited tracking school to interested law enforcement.
Special Weapons and Tactics – SWAT responds to high risk calls for service. Such calls typically include armed standoffs, hostage situations and the arrest of violent offenders.
Criminal Interdiction Unit
Three deputies and their canines are assigned to the Criminal Interdiction Unit, which patrols Interstate 20 and other major roads in Aiken County.
The unit’s mission is to stop the flow of drugs, seize proceeds from these illegal activities and arrest wanted individuals.