The Officers assigned to the Patrol Division provide 24-hour-a-day coverage to protect the life and property of the citizens and visitors of the City of Maitland. The Patrol Division acts as a first responder to calls for immediate police service, providing a timely response to reported crimes in progress.
Additionally, Officers assigned to the Patrol Division conduct preliminary investigations into crimes over with and identify and apprehend persons suspected of committing crimes.
Officers also conduct directed patrols to discourage and prevent the opportunity for crimes to occur and enhance the public’s awareness of criminal activity in their community. The Patrol Division also enforces traffic laws and investigates traffic related crashes in addition to assisting in traffic and pedestrian control.
The Patrol Division strives to be highly visible in the community and accessible to the public at all times, working together to reduce crime in the City of Maitland.