The Town of Camillus Police Department's Emergency Response Snowmobile Unit was established during the winter of 2000 – 2001. The Camillus Police Emergency Response Snowmobile Unit consists of two marked Arctic Cat 440 Panther snowmobiles with an enclosed trailer and presently has five members assigned who are all certified as New York State snowmobile emergency response operators.
Additional functions of the emergency response snowmobile unit are:
- Responding to calls for service during snow emergencies during winter storms and other police related complaints.
- Utilized to deter, locate and arrest impaired snowmobile operators.
- Assisting road patrol units during severe snowstorms.