When the Strategic Response Unit arrives, the rules change. The bad guy's caught - he just doesn't know it yet. The SRU, inspired by Toronto's Emergency Task Force, is a handpicked team of elite cops. High risk is their business and these men and women do it all: rescue hostages, bust gangs, defuse bombs. Talk down suicidal teens. Protect the Pope. They handle state-of-the-art weapons - sniper rifles, flash-bang grenades, tasers. They climb the sides of buildings. See through walls. But they're different from other SWAT teams. Because their arsenal also includes a gift for words. A knowledge of human intuition. An instinct for when it's time to negotiate - and when the 'solution' calls for something more. On the scene, they're in charge. No one knows their job better. SRU Constables outrank senior Inspectors - and the Inspectors don't like it. Regular uniforms grumble when pushed aside by the SRU 'prima donnas.' While secretly wishing they were in their place. It's a tough job. A job ...
One moment changes everything.
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Did You Know?
The fictional Strategic Response Unit (SRU) on this show is based on Toronto's Emergency Task Force (ETF) Unit. The ETF, like the SRU, is a Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) Team whose first goal is to talk down a situation before using tactical or lethal options. See more
Personnel constantly refer to themselves and others as Officer. The correct rank is Constable. See more
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