Deputy Chief of Police

The Patrol and Training Division is headed by Deputy Chief Jay LaChance.

The Division consists of the following units:

  • Uniform Patrol
  • Communications
  • Animal Warden
  • Training

Deputy Chief LaChance develops and implements a quality training program for officers. This training program focuses on preparing officers for promotion within the police department.

The Uniform Patrol Unit includes four lieutenants, four patrol sergeants, and forty-four patrol officers. They patrol the city, enforcing Federal, State, and Local Traffic and Criminal Laws and Ordinances. The Uniform Patrol Unit speak at schools and civic clubs regarding law enforcement issues and safety procedures. They also conduct business security checks.