Special Operations Response Team
US DoD Photo
Wearing breathing apparatus and armed with MP5 9mm smgs, members of a Federal Bureau of Prisons Special Operations Response Team (SORT) move through a smoke filled facility during a training exercise.
SORTs are SWAT-style tactical units trained to respond to various crisis events at Federal Prisons:
- Prison Riots
- Assaults on staff or inmates
- Escapes or attempted escapes
- Hostage taking