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Opportunities for Growth

  • Eligible to be promoted to sergeant after 3 years of service, after completing probation. Credit can be given for up to 2 years of prior law enforcement experience. Promotions are based upon a competitive exam; 60 college credits are required.
  • Detective Positions: The department has an estimated 100 detective positions. Application for these positions are available after completion of probation.
  • Off Duty Assignments: Available upon completion of Field Training and with the approval from your supervisor.

Specialty Units:

  • Community Service Officers
  • Major Crimes Unit (Homicide)
  • Cold Case Unit
  • Special Victims Unit
  • Property Crimes Unit
  • Economic Crimes Unit
  • Downtown Deployment
  • DUI Enforcement Unit
  • Honor Guard
  • Criminal Intelligence and Threat Assessment Unit
  • Habitual Offender Monitoring Enforcement Unit (HOME)
  • Human Exploitation and Trafficking Unit (HEAT)
  • School Resource Officers
  • Office of Professional Standards
  • K-9
  • Marine Patrol
  • Mounted Patrol
  • Police Assisting the Homeless (PATH)
  • Special Investigations Unit (SIU)
  • SWAT
  • Traffic Enforcement Unit (Motorcycle)
  • Crash Investigations Unit
  • Training Division (High Liability Instructors)
  • Youth Resources Section
  • Narcotics Unit

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