The patrol function is referred to by many as the backbone of a police department. Patrol officers are the 1st elements of intervention in most law enforcement activities. They are charged with the 24 hour a day tasks of responding to:
- Apprehending criminals
- Calls for assistance
- Conducting preliminary criminal investigations
- Enforcing traffic laws
- Investigating traffic accidents
- Preventing crime through random and directed patrols
Our patrol officers work 12 hour shifts as 1 person patrol units assigned to certain areas of the City.
Our patrol section represents Huntsville's Finest and is committed to providing excellent service with pride, professionalism and compassion - remembering always to treat others as we would want to be treated.
For more information, please call the Police Department 936-291-5480.