Please do not forget Law Enforcement Day tomorrow Jan. 9th, 2015. Badges & Boots Worldwide is going to pass out a few gift certificates to a coffee house and some knives.
Here are a few things our Officers do for us:
Patrol the City to preserve law and order, discover and prevent the commission of crimes, and enforce traffic and other laws and ordinances; protect real and personal property by providing security checks of residential, business, and public premises; maintain awareness of and remains alert for wanted suspects, known criminals, stolen vehicles, missing persons, traffic violators, and crimes in progress; issue warnings and citations.
Respond to calls for the protection of life and property, the enforcement of laws and ordinances, general public service calls, and complaints including those involving automobile accidents, traffic hazards, misdemeanor and felony incidents, domestic disturbances, property control, civil complaints, and related incidents; investigate complaints and takes appropriate action, which may include the use of deadly or non-deadly force; use sound judgment under adverse, stressful conditions.
Conduct investigations at scenes of incidents to which summoned or incidents observed; determine what, if any, crime has been committed; identify, collect, preserve, process, and
book evidence; locate and interview victims and witnesses; identify and interrogate suspects.
Work in partnership with the District Attorney’s Office to obtain and file criminal complaints on arrested subjects.
Apprehend and arrest offenders for crimes committed under federal, state, and local laws and
codes; control and mitigate people under the influence of drugs or alcohol or other potentially hostile situations.
Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses; may respond to requests for assistance from agencies outside the City for mutual aid in the suppression of civil disturbances, apprehension of criminals, or other related requests.