Field Operations Division


The Field Operations Division is under the leadership of Captain Shane Palsgrove. In addition to Patrol, this division includes the K-9 handler, and the Reserve Unit, which provides the department with supplemental part-time sworn patrol officers.

The non-sworn component of Field Operations consists of Multi-Service Officers (MSO), Animal Services (ASO), and the Police Explorer Program for youth.
Field Operations personnel work with community members to identify
and resolve problems by:
  • Responding to emergency calls.
  • Traffic enforcement.
  • Conducting preliminary investigations.
  • Conducting follow-up for most incidents.
  • Community-oriented policing projects.
  • Directed patrol.
  • Targeted pro-active enforcement.
  • Bicycle Patrol.
  • Non-emergency calls for service.