Deputy Chief John Speer
Support Services Deputy ChiefEmail
The Support Services Division provides services to the entire department as well as the community. The Division is made up of the Administrative Services Bureau, Records Bureau and the Training Bureau.
The Administrative Services Bureau
overlooks many sections including Animal Control
, City Hall Security, the Warrant Office, Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) and the Explosive Ordnance Unit. The Administrative Services Bureau houses the Information Services Unit which collects and tracks crime data in the city. This web site and the statistical data is provided and maintained by this section.
The Warrant Office
works with Muncipal Court and other local, state, and federal agencies to ensure that court documents are served in a timely manner.
The Records Bureau
is responsible for the entry of data and filing of incident reports and criminal cases. Our S.P.I.D.E.R. section, which stands for Special Police Information Data Entry and Retrieval, is operated within the Records Bureau and provides field officers and investigators information through the National Crime Information Center (N.C.I.C). The Case Desk section (268-4221), which takes reports over the phone, operates 24/7 and falls under the Records Bureau.
The Training Bureau
is responsible for recruiting
, pre-employment screening and training of new officers as well as the continued training of veteran officers in such areas as firearms proficiency, use of force, and community relations. The Training Bureau is responsible for the Mounted Unit, the Police Reserve program, the Police Chaplain and the Honor Guard.