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Bomb Squad

The mission of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Bomb Squad is to preserve life, limit destruction of property and restore operations to a normal state during high risk situations involving the use or threatened use of explosives, nuclear, chemical, biological or other hazardous elements.  The mission is accomplished through the use of specialized training, equipment and tactics in a professional manner that inspires confidence in the community.

Bomb Squad Supervisor
Sergeant Wesley Jessup
Phone:  704.432.0474
Email:    wjessup@cmpd.org

Core Values
  • All operations will be conducted with the highest regard for the preservation of life.
  • The Bomb Squad is committed to the safe resolution of all incidents and will approach each situation in a professional and controlled manner.
  • The bomb Squad will use the best available specialized training and equipment to accomplish its mission and will develop the specialized skills of each member.
  • Squad members approach their duties with a high level of confidence, motivation, flexibility and patience.