The units will commence on Saturday, 3rd of June, 2017.
This will allow for them to be prepositioned in the areas before they take delivery of the ballot boxes and papers coming into the polling areas at the end of June.
The response units have mostly been deployed into high risk areas.
Intelligence operatives have been doing assessments for the last six to seven months.
According to Commissioner for Police, Gari Baki, most areas in the highlands region are considered high risk.