The Special Assignment Team operates under the Investigative Services Section and provides support to the Maryland-National Capital Park Police by performing a variety of functions. These functions include:
Preventing or suppressing criminal activity by conducting selective patrol enforcement in specialized areas of high criminal activity
Responding to Critical/High Risk incidents
Assisting with special event coverage and supplementing Patrol Services when needed
Investigative Services Support
The Special Assignment Team also provides support to Investigative Services with surveillance, warrant services, and intelligence gathering.