Special Forces

 

Chester Montgomery Emergency Response Team (CMERT)

The Collegeville Police Department is also a member of the Chester Montgomery Emergency Response Team. CMERT is comprised of Police Officers from Collegeville and Pottstown Boroughs, and from West Pottstgrove, Upper Pottsgrove, Lower Pottsgrove, Douglass, New Hanover, Upper Providence, Limerick, North Coventry (Chester County), and Colebrookdale (Berks County) Townships. CMERT provides each participating Department the capability of a specially trained and equipped team of officers to respond to "high risk" incidents. Examples of "high risk" incidents include barricaded persons, hostage situations, and warrant services. CMERT members can serve as crisis negotiators, snipers, entry operators, and tactical paramedics.

Montgomery County SWAT - Western Region (MSWAT - West)

The Collegeville Police Department is also a member of the  Montgomery County SWAT - Western Region Team.  MSWAT - West is comprised of Police Officers from Collegeville, Royersford and Pottstown Boroughs, and from West Pottsgrove, Upper Pottsgrove, Lower Pottsgrove, Douglass, New Hanover, Upper Providence, Limerick, North Coventry (Chester County), and Colebrookdale (Berks County) Townships.  MSWAT - West provides each participating Department the capability of a specially trained and equipped team of officers to respond to "high risk" incidents.  Examples of "high risk" incidents include barricaded persons, hostage situations, and warrant services.  MSWAT - West members can serve as crisis negotiators, snipers entry operators and tactical paramedics.