The Patrol component - under the supervision of the Operations Captain - consists of a total of 16 positions:
- 4 Patrol Sergeants
- 12 Patrol Officers
Patrol Squads: The largest individual component within the Department, a Sergeant supervises each shift, which consists of the Sergeant and three officers. Their responsibilities include responding to primary (emergency) and secondary (routine) calls for service; investigating reports of criminal activity; enforcing traffic laws and fulfilling their community caretaking responsibilities by assisting the public, as best they can; by responding to requests for assistance in matters such as public speaking and educational events; assisting stranded motorists; answering questions about the legal system; and many other examples too numerous to detail.