STAR Team: Specialized Tactic and Resource Team

LCEMS Operations

Special Operations Coordinator:
Phillip Polston

The Specialized Tactics and Resources Team is a multi-agency, multi-function, all-hazard team made up of medics, law enforcement officers, and firefighters from LCEMS, Lancaster Fire Department, Lancaster Police Department, Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, Lancaster County Emergency Management Division, and Indian Land Rescue.

The team is made up of more than 80 members who are available to respond to any emergency incident in Lancaster County. SWAT team (including SWAT medics), Haz-mat, MCI's, and WMD incidents are just a few examples of situations the STAR Team would respond to.