APD Annual Reports - 2015 Annual Report - Page 49

of Service” violations recorded which means the trucks could not be driven on the city’s roadways until immediate repairs were made. The Special Operations Section, led by Lt. Jeff Pugh, purchased a new command vehicle in 2015. Extensive research and planning went into selecting the right piece of equipment to meet the functional requirements of the team. SWAT Officers also routinely assist the Training Center teaching firearms and providing classroom instruction on a variety of topics. The Homeland Security/ Special Events Unit is led by Lt. Scott Brown. The primary focus of the unit is on special event management and allocation of resources to provide a safe venue for visitors to the Entertainment District. The unit reviewed 165 special event permits and hosted 205 events at the two stadiums. 49