The Patrol Services Division is the backbone of the Department. This division, comprising uniformed officers, consists of 4 Patrol sergeants, on 4 shifts of 17 total patrol officers. They patrol the streets of La Marque 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The division head is Lieutenant Geoff Price. Click here for his contact information.
Duties and Oversight
- First responders to civilian complaints
- Traffic enforcement
- Generation of police reports
- Jailors at the municipal jail
This department is employing the Community-Oriented Policing philosophy (PDF) and The Nine P's of Community Policing. This progressive policing effort proposes moving beyond working harder and faster toward working smarter via long-term community based problem solving.
The Patrol Services Division Commander is Lieutenant Geoff Price