January 6, 2022

El Paso, Texas The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Region VIII Training Academy has been hosting a Special Response Team School, January 3rd to January 7th, 2022. 

The school has provided training to the Otero County Prison Facility Emergency Response Team, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Prison Camp Disturbance Control Team, and the Sheriff’s Office Detention Officers Special Response Team. The different agencies participating in this course have made the completion of this training a requirement for their officers. 40 officers and 9 instructors are participating in this course which has consisted of Emergency medical cell extractions, less-lethal riot control, and leadership.

Both Sheriff’s Office Region VIII Academy and Otero County Prison Facility have been used as training locations. Media day is scheduled for Friday, January 7, 2022, at 10:00 am. At the Sheriff’s Office Region VIII Academy at 12501 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX 79938. For scheduling contact Public Information Officer; Ray Vaquera at

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Published 06 January 2022 03:14 PM by rvaquera


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