Operational Response Group (ORG) in Tonga

Operational Response Group (ORG) in Tonga

ORG Tactical Response Teams, AFP website

The ORG provides an immediate high level response to support AFP international operations. TRT members are trained in a wide variety of skills and undertake a variety of duties including:

  • effect high risk searches, search warrants and arrests
  • support to public order policing
  • remote rural patrols
  • protection of people in high risk situations, and 
  • support to the security of members deployed to mission.

The ORG TRT responded to the Tonga riots in 2006 deploying response teams to assist with the restoration of civilian law and order.

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