The Patrol/Operations Division is comprised of eight marked patrol vehicles and one unmarked vehicle which are used to provide the active patrol activity on the street.
Members of this division are also tasked with being assigned to the Tactical Response Unit. Other duties of this division consist of:
Primary or initial criminal investigations
Crime prevention activities
This is done in a coordinated effort with the Community Involvement Unit.
Day Shift Patrol Supervisor Teams
Lieutenant Matt Paquette and Sergeant Mitch Marston
Lieutenant Dustin Murphy and Sergeant Ondre Miles
Night Shift Patrol Supervisor Teams
Lieutenant David Sloan and Sergeant Chris Breidenstein
Lieutenant Douglas Cathey and Sergeant Brad Diel
The Police K-9 section is assigned to the Patrol Division. It presently consists of one canine, Barney (a Belgian Malinois), and his handler, Officer Nick Blake. Officer Blake has been with the police department for 16 years and Barney has been with the department for 6 years.
The members of the division stand tall to the task and are proud to serve the people of this community.