enforcing criminal and traffic law, conducting follow-up
investigations, answering complaints, crime prevention, community relations,
and transporting prisoners. Patrol officers have to be able to evaluate
a situation quickly and arrive at the proper decision. The patrol division
is normally the first to arrive on the scene of any crime or emergency
Officers are usually assigned to the same patrol zone so they can become
familiar with area and the citizens in the area, and the citizens can
become familiar with the officer.
Day shift “B” is currently staffed with eleven officers
and four recruits.
The supervisors on day shift “B” are Lieutenant Robert Roby,
Sergeant Charles Cash and Sergeant James Woodfield.
Night Shift “B” has eleven officers, and the supervisors
are Lieutenant Denise Richardson, Sergeant James Bunting and Sergeant