Special Operations

Special Operations is under the supervision of a uniformed Lieutenant who oversees the Traffic Safety Division, Mounted Unit, K-9 Unit, Traffic Engineering, Public Safety Officers, and Animal Control.

The Special Operations Unit provides auxiliary support to the Patrol Division and Detective Division. The units incorporated within Special Operations perform a wide variety of specialized tasks.

Officers assigned to Special Operations respond to criminal investigations, traffic accident investigations, protests and demonstrations, perform dignitary protection, coordinate all large special events in the city, funeral details, traffic enforcement details, parades, fleet maintenance, parking enforcement and community policing.

The links found in the navigation to the left will provide a comprehensive guide of each specialized unit their functions within Special Operations.