Professional Services Division

The Professional Services Division includes the Criminal Investigations Bureau, Operational Support Bureau, Support Services Section, Forensic Services Section, Communications Section, Planning & Research Section and Technology Section.  This Division is under the direction of Assistant Chief Dave Ramer, and is organized into the following Bureau’s and Sections.


The Communications Section is the Department’s Dispatch and Communications Support group.


The Criminal Investigations Bureau is organized into three Sections:

  • Person’s Crimes
  • Property Crimes
  • Special Investigations
  • Intelligence Analysis Unit


The Field Operations Division is responsible for:

  • Alarm Information
  • Fleet Services
  • Field Operations Support


The Forensic Services Section, managed by an Administration group, is composed of:

  • Crime Scene Unit
  • Forensic Science Team


The Operational Support Bureau is comprised of the following sections and units:

  • S.W.A.T.
  • Criminal Apprehension Team
  • K-9
  • Traffic Enforcement Unit
  • Vehicular Crime Unit
  • Bike Unit, Training Unit
  • Fire Arms Training Unit
  • Community Resources Section
    • School Resource Officers Unit
    • Volunteers in Policing
  • Community Resources Unit
    • Police Cadet Program
    • Park Rangers
    • Police Officer Reserve Program
    • Crisis Intervention Team
    • City Wide Crime Prevention Events.


The Planning & Research Section, which provides administrative, strategic and tactical information essential to the accomplishment of the department’s mission.


The Support Services Section is organized into two Units:

  • Records
  • Property & Evidence


The Information & Technology Section is divided into the following units:

  • Data, Analysis, & Reporting Team
  • Infrastructure Technology Services
  • Application Technology Services