|Auto Transcriptor: |
A computer that automatically transcribes negotiations and team radio chatter, used as the official SRU record of an incident.
Beanbag rounds fired from less lethal weapons.
Close Quarters Battlehouse. A 360-degree, full simulation shooting range used for training.
|CS Gas: |
Distraction Device, e.g. a flash-bang, used to distract a subject.
An Emotionally Disturbed Person.
Explosive Forced Entry, also called Aggressive Entry.
|Entry Team: |
A specialized SRU unit charged with breaking into a subject's hideout, combining the element of surprise with overwhelming force.
A grenade-type device that stuns and distracts subjects by emitting a loud bang and super-bright flash; it destabilizes the subject using the element of surprise.
SRU sidearm weapon.
Joint Task Force 2. An elite Canadian Special operations military unit that cross-trains with SRU.
|Less Lethal: |
A weapon not designed to kill, e.g. rubber bullets, tear gas, Tasers. A team member assigned to use a less lethal weapon is referred to as "Less Lethal."
Nickname for entry teams.
|OC Spray: |
|Red, Green, Black and White: |
Code words for the Left, Right, Rear and Front of a building.
|Remmy 700: |
Sniper rifle (Remington).
The command that gives a sniper authorization to use lethal force.
Special Investigations Unit, a civilian organization mandated to investigate incidents involving deaths or serious injuries caused by the police.
To pin a subject to the ground by lying on top of a police shield, on top of the subject.
|Time, Talk and Tactics: |
The three principles of an SRU team.