ATF's National Response Team (NRT)

ATF's National Response Team (NRT)

ATF's National Response Team (NRT)

How ATF assists State/Local Law Enforcement and Fire Agencies

The primary mission of the National Response Team (NRT) is to concentrate ATF explosives and fire investigative resources and expertise on complex large-scale fire and explosion incidents.

  • > 820 - Number of NRT activations since its inception
  • 2,041 - Number of arson cases investigated by ATF in Fiscal Year (FY) 2017
  • 1,073 - Number of explosives cases investigated by ATF in Fiscal Year (FY) 2017.

Each NRT consists of:

  • Certified Fire Investigators (CFIs)
  • Bomb Technicians
  • Scientists/Engineers
  • Detection K-9's and Handlers
  • Forensic Auditors
  • And more experts
  • 24 - Number of hours it takes the NRT to arrive once deployed.

Learn more about the National Response Team at: https://www.atf.gov/explosives/national-response-team

 

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Last Reviewed June 26, 2018