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ID
6-508-1034
Name
Patrol Team
Status
Published
Version
1.11
Updated
11/19/2019 1:22:13 PM
Original Release
06/01/2009
Last Major Release
11/19/2019
Description
The Patrol Team provides patrol functions to promote public safety and security
Resource Category
Law Enforcement Operations
Primary Core Capability
On-scene Security, Protection and Law Enforcement
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Team
Overall Function
The Patrol Team: 1. Prevents, detects, and deters criminal activity 2. Renders law enforcement assistance 3. Responds to calls for service 4. Promotes traffic safety 5. Promotes peace and civil order 6. Arrests violators 7. Transports prisoners
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this team, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, communications, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment 2. Specify the need for shotguns or patrol rifles and the need to properly secure weapons during transport and deployment 3. Specify the need for chemical agents, such as pepper ball guns, tear gas, or other agents 4. Specify the need for less-lethal weapons 5. Requestor orders a medic and ambulance separately if necessary 6. Requestor may order K-9 teams and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Teams to augment this team 7. Discuss arrangements related to arrest authority, such as deputation, before deployment 8. Discuss the need to coordinate prisoner transports 9. Requestor and provider discuss communications system requirements, such as 800 MHz requirements or need for secure channels
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 186
Type 257
Type 328
Type 412
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMIn Type 1, Type 2, and Type 3 teams, one of the NIMS Type 1 Patrol Team Leaders functions as the deputy team leader.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 2 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 1 Patrol Team Supervisor
Type 2Same as Type 3, PLUS: 2 – NIMS Type 1 Patrol Team Supervisor
Type 3Same as Type 4, PLUS: 2 – NIMS Type 1 Patrol Team Leader 1 – NIMS Type 1 Patrol Team Supervisor
Type 41 – NIMS Type 1 Patrol Team Supervisor
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER TEAM1. Type 1, Type 2, and Type 3 teams include an advance team, which includes a logistics specialist. 2. The logistics specialist, planning specialist, and support personnel are not NIMS typed positions.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 22 – NIMS Type 1 Patrol Team Officer 2 – Logistics specialist 2 – Support personnel 1 – Planning specialist
Type 2Same as Type 3, PLUS: 22 – NIMS Type 1 Patrol Team Officer 2 – Logistics specialist 2 – Support personnel 1 – Planning specialist
Type 3Same as Type 4, PLUS: 11 – NIMS Type 1 Patrol Team Officer 1 – Logistics specialist 1 – Planning specialist
Type 411 – NIMS Type 1 Patrol Team Officer
Weapons Systems Equipment Per TeamRequestor and provider discuss equipment that the team should bring.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 3Same as Type 4, PLUS: Less-lethal device(s)
Type 41. Duty weapon 2. Duty belt 3. Ammunition 4. Flashlight 5. Baton 6. Restraints, such as handcuffs or flexicuffs
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Equipment Per Team Member1. Issued tactical gear includes riot helmet, PPE, batons, gas masks, patrol rifles, and shotguns. 2. The following regulation addresses PPE: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.132: Personal Protective Equipment.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 3Same as Type 4 Plus: Tactical gear
Type 41. Helmet 2. Level two body armor with ballistic plates 3. Protective gloves 4. Full-face air purifying respirator (APR) 5. Reflective vest 6. Eye protection 7. Protective boots 8. Ear protection 9. Tactical medical supplies, including tourniquets and clotting bandages
COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 29 – Short-range, two-way portable radio 29 – Cell phone
Type 2Same as Type 3, PLUS: 29 – Short-range, two-way portable radio 29 – Cell phone
Type 3Same as Type 4, PLUS: 16 – Short-range, two-way portable radio 16 – Cell phone
Type 412 – Short-range, two-way portable radio 12 – Cell phone
TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT PER TEAM1. Each vehicle contains two officers. 2. Examples of utility vehicle include pickup truck, sport utility vehicle, cargo van, all-terrain vehicle, and close-coupled trailer.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 10 – Patrol vehicle 4 – Utility vehicle
Type 2Same as Type 3, PLUS: 14 – Patrol vehicle
Type 3Same as Type 4, PLUS: 5 – Patrol vehicle 3 – Utility vehicle
Type 46 – Patrol vehicle
740
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 509: Patrol Team Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509: Patrol Team Supervisor
FEMA, NIMS 509: Patrol Team Officer
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.132: Personal Protective Equipment, latest edition adopted