The Farmington Police Department Bomb Squad responds to incidents involving explosives, suspected explosive related items, security of VIPs, and bomb threats. The team assists agencies in Durango, Ouray, and La Plata County, Colorado, San Juan County, New Mexico, and Reservation Law Enforcement in eliminating and investigating explosive hazards and improvised explosive devices.
Training & Resources
in place to train and brief local oil and gas companies in meeting
Homeland Security and Transportation Security Administration
requirements for protecting citizens and property against terrorist
acts. The Bomb Squad, in conjunction with San Juan County Emergency
Management, completed the delivery of a new Bomb Squad Response and
Command Vehicle purchased with Homeland Security Funds, greatly
enhancing the capability of first responders in the Four Corners area to
respond to and cope with explosive and terrorist incidents.