The COPS Units provide Community Oriented Policing to the designated Weed and Seed
areas of the county and other specialized patrol functions as required. It is designed
to bring the uniformed deputy and the community closer together. This is done by
researching repetitive calls for service at specific locations and determining solutions
to those problems.
The Patrol Division contains the Cadet Explorers, sanctioned by the Boy Scouts of
America. They are a component made up of young people who assist in civic projects
and who are taught various facets of law enforcement procedures.
Countywide Community Policing Task Force
The Countywide Community Policing Task Force is a rapid deployment team that is
able to assist immediately in problem areas with activities such as intensive saturation
patrol, surveillances, traffic problems, etc. The primary function is to assist
in the designated COPS areas.