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Patrol Division
Division Function
The primary function of the Patrol Division is to conduct routine street patrol and respond to calls for police services. Some specialized functions include D.A.R.E. instruction in our community schools, child safety seat installation, and certified forensic interviews. The division patrols 141 miles of city streets.

The patrol officers strive to obtain specialized skills and certifications beyond minimum requirements to aid in meeting the diverse needs of our citizens. Patrol staff includes:
  • Nine Command Officers
  • 31 Patrol Officers

The patrol officers are assigned to three patrol shifts, and utilize a fleet of 12 patrol vehicles.

Melanie Schaper
Deputy Chief

201 N. Pine
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Ph: (620) 235-0400
Fx: (620) 231-0508
Emergency: 9-1-1
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