Patrol Shifts

Patrol Division works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Patrol Officers work eight hour shifts, dividing the day into 4 shifts. The 1st Shift works from midnight to 8am.  The 2nd Shift  works from 8am to 4pm.  The 3rd Shift is from 4pm to midnight.  4th Shift works a variable schedule, 8pm to 4am

For purposes of patrol shift assignments, the city is divided into geographical patrol zones that are numbered and placed in a map format. Periodic reviews of department staffing needs are be conducted to better define patrol zone boundaries consistent with:
  • Community needs
  • Crime analysis and calls for service
  • Geographical limitations
  • Manpower limitations
 Lt Sean Briscoe commands both 1st Shift and 2nd Shift.  Lt Shane Crooks commands 3rd Shift and 4th Shift.  Both are assisted by Sergeants assigned to each Shift that exercise direct supervision of Patrol Officers