Regional Swat Team
In 2007, members of the Mount Holly Police department joined in the Gastonia Police Department's multi-agency regional SWAT team. The regional SWAT Team now consists of members from the Gastonia Police Department, Gaston County Sheriff's Office, Belmont Police, Stanley Police, Cherryville Police, Lowell Police, and the Mount Holly Police Department. This team utilizes specialized training, equipment, and tactics to preserve life in high-risk situations.
Hostage Negotiator Team
In 2013, members of the Mount Holly Police Department also started participating in Gastonia Police Department's multi-agency Hostage Negotiator Team. This team works in conjunction with the SWAT Team. The Negotiator's goal is to peacefully resolve the surrender of a suspect.