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Auto Transcriptor:
A computer that automatically transcribes negotiations and team radio chatter, used as the official SRU record of an incident.
 
Beanbags:
Beanbag rounds fired from less lethal weapons.
 
CQB:
Close Quarters Battlehouse. A 360-degree, full simulation shooting range used for training.
 
CS Gas:
Tear gas.
 
D-D's:
Distraction Device, e.g. a flash-bang, used to distract a subject.
 
EDP:
An Emotionally Disturbed Person.
 
EFE:
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.
 
Flash-Bang:
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.
 
Glock:
SRU sidearm weapon.
 
JTF2:
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."
 
Ninjas:
Nickname for entry teams.
 
OC Spray:
Pepper spray.
 
Red, Green, Black and White:
Code words for the Left, Right, Rear and Front of a building.
 
Remmy 700:
Sniper rifle (Remington).
 
Scorpio:
The command that gives a sniper authorization to use lethal force.
 
SIU:
Special Investigations Unit, a civilian organization mandated to investigate incidents involving deaths or serious injuries caused by the police.
 
Surfing:
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.
 

Warning: Flashpoint guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Status: Ended
Network: CTV ( Canada)
Airs: Thursdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: July 11, 2008
Ended: December 13, 2012
Episode Order: 13
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