The Erie County Sheriffs Bomb Squad is a fully accredited Bomb Squad certified by the F.B.I. Hazardous Devices School and the National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board. It was formed in 1972 and has 6 members. The mission of the Erie County Sheriffs Office Bomb Squad is to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve and to enhance public safety while working with the diverse communities to improve their quality of life. Our mandate is to do this with professionalism and integrity.