The Patrol Services Division consists of the uniform officers who serve as the backbone of the Department. This division consists of 4 shifts of officers who patrol the streets of La Marque 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These officers:
Generate police reports as needed
Provide traffic enforcement
Serve as 1st responders to citizen complaints
Serve as jailers in the municipal jail
This department is employing the Community-Oriented Policing philosophy (PDF). This progressive policing effort proposes moving beyond working harder and faster toward working smarter via long-term community based problem solving.