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 Dale Walters , and is organized into the following Bureau’s and Sections.
The Criminal Investigations Bureau is organized into three Sections: Person’s Crimes, Property Crimes, and Special Investigations.
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 and the Community Resources Section which has; School Resource Officers Unit, Volunteers in Policing and the Community Resources Unit which has; Police Cadet Program, Park Rangers, Police Officer Reserve Program, Crisis Intervention Team, and major City Wide Crime Prevention Events.
The Support Services Section is organized into two Units: Records and Property & Evidence. The Forensic Services Section is composed of the Crime Scene Unit and a Forensic Science Team. Both are managed by an Administration group.
The Communications Section is the Department’s Dispatch and Communications Support group. The Technology Section is organized by a Technology Support group.
The Planning & Research Section is organized into two Units: Planning & Research and Crime Analysis & Research. This Section provides administrative, strategic and tactical information essential to the accomplishment of the department’s mission.