- The Patrol Division has approximately 80 officers
- There are 3 patrol shifts or watches.
- 1st Watch patrols Waterloo from 7 AM until 3 PM
- 2nd Watch from 3 PM until 11 PM
- 3rd Watch from 11PM until 7 AM
- Each watch has 1 lieutenant, 4 sergeants, and approximately 21 officers
- Patrol officers are the first responders to any call for police assistance
- Patrol officers initiate contact with our citizens and visitors through traffic enforcement and Community-Oriented Policing practices.
- Patrol officers are assigned or volunteer for many additional duties like the Tactical Team, the Bicycle Patrol, and to be crime scene investigators, etc.