The Operations Division is divided into a Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU) and Patrol. The CIU is supervised by a Sergeant and consists of three Detectives, Reserve Officers and manages the property and evidence functions. Patrol consists of four squads, covering the various shifts around the clock. An additional Sergeant reports to the Operations Division Commander and is responsible for supervising the regional Major Crimes Task Force, MCAT.
Most calls for service are handled by the Operations Division. The Operations Division consists of:
The department has officers and support staff on duty around the clock. Calls for service are a constant and on-going demand. Police employees typically respond to the location where they are needed; however, many additional contacts come via walk-in lobby traffic, telephone contacts, and referrals through other police or related agencies.
Officers handle miscellaneous civil problems, minor offenses, serious criminal offenses, and a host of situations on almost every imaginable circumstance.