The Patrol Division provides the regular patrols that you see around the county on a day to day basis. The primary function of the Patrol Division is to answer the calls for service received from our citizens and visitors. They also provide the general patrols that helps deter criminal activity all over the county. There are also a number of Reserve Officers who fill in when a regular officer is not able to work their regular shift because of sickness or injury, court appearances, training, family emergencies, etc.

The patrol officers are assigned to four rotating shifts, A, B, C, & D. Each shift has a Lieutenant who supervises their respective shift, a Sergeant who serves as the assistant supervisor, two regular patrol deputies.  There are also two deputies that rotate days of working 2 PM to 2 AM