Patrol Operations division is responsible for the protection of life and property, the prevention of criminal activity, the apprehension of criminal offenders, the preliminary investigation of calls for police service, and continuous 24 hour directed patrol by uniformed police officers in marked and unmarked vehicles.
The general duties include such activities as:
Crime prevention activities
Development of relationships between citizens and the department
Investigation of crimes, offenses, and incidents
Maintenance of public order
Provision of emergency services
Reporting information to appropriate organizational components