Operations Division

The Operations Division is divided into two sections, Patrol and Investigations.  Both division contain several collateral duties.

Patrol Division

The Patrol Division is the eyes and ears of the department throughout the city and responds to emergency and non-emergency calls. The women and men of the Patrol Division strive for excellence in a positive and professional manner, with dedication to community oriented problem solving. The Patrol Division is made up of 1 commander, 6 sergeants, 6 corporals, 18 patrol officers, 2 traffic officers, and 2 animal control officers. Patrol officers hold many additional specialty duties to include:

  • S.W.A.T. Officers
  • Bicycle Officers
  • Motorcycle Officers
  • K9 Officer
  • Field Training Officers
  • Drug Recognition Experts
  • School Resource Officer & School Liaison Officers
  • Certified V.I.N Inspectors
  • Critical Accident Response Team Officers
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspectors

Investigation Division

Detectives assigned to the Investigations Division are responsible for ongoing investigations that require substantial follow-up and specialized training. The division handles all types of cases from thefts to homicides and participates in the Boulder County Investigation Team. This division consists of 1 commander, 1 sergeant, 5 in-house detectives and 1 detective assigned to the Boulder County Drug Task Force.  The Investigations Division also manages the following areas of the department:

  • Professional Standards
  • Property/Evidence
  • Sex Offender Registration
  • Alcohol and Marijuana Licensing Investigations
  • At-Risk Persons Crime Investigations