Patrol Division

The Patrol/Operations Division is comprised of eight marked patrol vehicles and one unmarked vehicle which are used to provide the active patrol activity on the street. 


Members of this division are also tasked with being assigned to the Tactical Response Unit. Other duties of this division consist of:

  • Traffic enforcement
  • Accident investigation
  • Primary or initial criminal investigations
  • Crime prevention activities

This is done in a coordinated effort with the Community Involvement Unit.


Day Shift Patrol Supervisor Teams

  • Lieutenant Matt Paquette and Sergeant Mitch Marston
  • Lieutenant Brad Diel and Sergeant Chris Breidenstein

Night Shift Patrol Supervisor Teams

  • Lieutenant Levi Whitebread and Sergeant Emily Olson
  • Lieutenant Brandon Mau 

K-9 Unit

The Police K-9 section is assigned to the Patrol Division. It presently consists of two canines, Barney and Cheda (both Belgian Malinois). Detective Nick Blake is the handler for Barney and Detective Derrick Davis is Cheda's handler. 

Nicholas Blake Staff PhotoK-9 Officer Barney Staff Photo

The members of the division stand tall to the task and are proud to serve the people of this community.