Patrol Division

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. 

Duties

Members of this division are also tasked with being assigned to the Tactical Response Unit. Other duties of this division consist of:

  • Traffic enforcement
  • Accident investigation
  • Primary or initial criminal investigations
  • Crime prevention activities

This is done in a coordinated effort with the Community Involvement Unit.

Members

Day Shift Patrol Supervisor Teams

  • Lieutenant Matt Paquette and Sergeant Mitch Marston
  • Lieutenant David Sloan and Sergeant Chris Breidenstein

Night Shift Patrol Supervisor Teams

  • Lieutenant Brad Diel and Sergeant Mike Vallon
  • Lieutenant Douglas Cathey and Sergeant Glenn Campbell


K-9 Unit

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.

Nicholas Blake Staff PhotoK-9 Officer Barney Staff Photo

The members of the division stand tall to the task and are proud to serve the people of this community.