The Chief of Police is the figurehead of the Police Department. He oversees the entire department and coordinates all department functions through the Deputy Chiefs and the chain of command.
The Chief is also responsible for representing the Department on several area boards, work performance and conduct of the officers, safety, discipline, and assignments within the department. Overall the command staff, under the direction of the Chief, plan and execute programs designed to suppress crime and accidents, detect and apprehend criminal and traffic offenders, protect and recover property, and regulate non-criminal conduct.
Deputy Chief of Operations - Keith McElyea
The Deputy Chief of Operations oversees the day to day operations of the uniformed patrol division, the most visual faction of the police department.This position assures that officers are providing the best, most efficient service to the citizens of this community.
The Deputy Chief schedules officers for their daily patrols, oversees the shift sergeants that lead the patrol shifts, and continually evaluates services being provided to improve the overall effectiveness of the police department in controlling / reducing criminal activity. This position adjusts staffing to address problem areas where a police presence is needed, all in the spirit of community policing.
The Deputy Chief of Operations also oversees:
The K9 program
Training of new officers
Deputy Chief of Administration / Support Services - Rich Brodrick
The Deputy Chief of Administration/Support Services oversees the behind-the-scenes operations of the department including the investigations division, assuring that the services provided to the citizens are of the utmost quality.
The Deputy Chief provides this service by arranging ongoing training for all department officers and command staff, providing necessary equipment for them to do the job more efficiently and effectively, and overseeing the operating budget of the entire department. This division also oversees facility security and maintenance, and specialized programs.
Office Manager - Mallory Burmeister
The Office Manager is responsible for the organization and coordination of office operations and procedures. This position also provides administrative assistance to the Chief, Deputy Chiefs, and Detectives by routing phone calls, preparing requested documents, and other administrative duties.
In addition to the above duties, she is responsible for: