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SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C.-- A Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team member prepares to break down a door during a training exercise here, April 5, 2011. The 4th Security Forces Squadron and the Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team members completed a joint operation training exercise to improve their tactical skills. The Duplin County Sheriff's Office is located in Kenansville. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Whitney Lambert) (RELEASED)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- A Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team member prepares to break down a door during a training exercise at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., April 5, 2011. The 4th Security Forces Squadron and the Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team members completed a joint operation training exercise to improve their tactical skills. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Whitney Lambert)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- The 4th Security Forces Squadron and the Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team members practice securing a building here, April 5, 2011. Staff Sgt. Tommy Dailey sits in the middle of the room playing a scared assailant. Sergeant Dailey is a 4th SFS Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor and is from Desoto, Ill. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Whitney Lambert) (RELEASED)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- The 4th Security Forces Squadron and the Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team members practice securing a building at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., April 5, 2011. Staff Sgt. Tommy Dailey sits in the middle of the room playing a scared assailant. Sergeant Dailey is a 4th SFS Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor and is from Desoto, Ill. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Whitney Lambert)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C.-- A Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team member pins down Staff Sgt. Tommy Dailey while searching a room during a training exercise here, April 5, 2011. Sergeant Dailey is playing the role of an assailant to ensure the first responders know how to properly secure aggressors. Sergeant Dailey is a 4th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor and is from Desoto, Ill. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Whitney Lambert) (RELEASED)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- A Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team member pins down Staff Sgt. Tommy Dailey while searching a room during a training exercise at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., April 5, 2011. Sergeant Dailey is playing the role of an assailant to ensure the first responders know how to properly secure aggressors. Sergeant Dailey is a 4th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor and is from Desoto, Ill. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Whitney Lambert)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- A Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team member uses a halogen tool to break through a glass door here in base housing, April 5, 2011. The 4th Security Forces Squadron and Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team members completed a joint operation training exercise to improve their tactical skills. Duplin County Sheriff's Office, located in Kenansville has a 20 member special response team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Whitney Lambert) (RELEASED)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- A Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team member uses a halogen tool to break through a glass door here in base housing, April 5, 2011. The 4th Security Forces Squadron and Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team members completed a joint operation training exercise to improve their tactical skills. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Whitney Lambert)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C.-- A Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team member uses a halogen tool to break through a glass door here in base housing, April 5, 2011. This was the first time Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team trained with members of the 4th Security Forces Squadron. The sheriff's office team is located in Kenansville. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Whitney Lambert) (RELEASED)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- A Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team member uses a halogen tool to break through a glass door at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base housing, April 5, 2011. This was the first time Duplin County Sheriff's Office special response team trained with members of the 4th Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Whitney Lambert)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- The Duplin County Sheriff's department provided the 4th Security Forces Squadron with hands on training and shared lessons learned from actual responses of their Special Weapons and Tactics Team. This was the first time the 4th Security Forces Squadron and Duplin County Sheriff's department trained together. The teams trained on tasks indeadly entry positions, tactical and dynamic entry methods, communication during high risk situations and room clearing techniques.

Through training they are able to practice with entry tools and technique improvements. The specialty entry tools used was halogen entry tool, battering ram and standard weaponry.

This typed of joint training helps ensure the teams are able to effectively respond to high threat scenarios. It also enhances the team's ability to work seamlessly together in high threat situations.
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