As in most police agencies, the uniform Patrol Bureau is the backbone of the organization. Twenty of the Division's twenty-five sworn Officers are assigned to uniform patrol. Officers from the Patrol Bureau are the first responders to any emergency or call for service. They are expected to be pro-active during their tours and respond to the needs of the community.
Lt. Tim Shreffler is the day Watch Commander and Lt. Steven Hoover is the night Watch Commander. Each watch is made up a of two squads. Officers work 12 hour shifts from 6AM to 6PM and 6PM to 6AM.
The uniform patrol is responsible for:
Enforcement of criminal laws
Traffic accident investigation
Enforcement of traffic laws
Handling initial calls for service