The Patrol Section is responsible for protecting life and property,
preserving the peace, preventing crime, enforcing the law, arresting
offenders, responding to calls for service, investigating and responding
to complaints from citizens.
The Patrol Section is comprised of 4 platoons. Each platoon works a 12-hour shift and consists of a Lieutenant, 2 Sergeants, and approximately 8 officers. Two platoons work the day shift and the other 2 work the night shift.
Some of the Patrol Section's responsibilities are (but not limited to):
Conducts preventative patrols
Participates in crime prevention activities
Responds to 911 calls and other emergency and non-emergency calls for service
Conducts the primary investigations for all crimes