The Explosives Ordinance Disposal Team (more commonly referred to as the Bomb Squad) currently consists of five trained hazardous device technicians. They are prepared and available to aid law enforcement agencies in Stanislaus County with the handling, disposal and investigation of explosive devices and suspected explosive devices.
The unit responds to 60-70 calls for service each year. Each of the members has other regularly assigned duties in Patrol, Court Services, Etc. and is available on an on-call basis to handle incidents involving suspected explosives.
If you locate a suspicious item or package that you believe may involve explosives, contact your local law enforcement agency or call 911 for assistance.