The Patrol Division is the largest program, providing the most visible and direct services to the community 24 hours a day. The word "patrol" is used here in its broadest sense. It is considered to be the primary law enforcement function and embraces much more than the act of patrolling. It is defined as a generalized function where officers engage in a wide variety of activities which include:
The Department maintains a fleet of marked Dodge Charger Police Vehicles. Cruisers are equipped with a Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) which is a computer linked to the Department's network and able to research License, Registration and Warrant information.
The Department participates in several specialized units including
The Police Department handles many urgent situations - including:
Other departmental services include: