Patrol is the most visible element within the Police Department providing first response and initial investigation to all reported offenses including traffic accidents. Patrol currently has 20 positions. Patrol is responsible for the protection of life and property within 14 square miles. Jacksonville is divided into four districts to expedite timely responses to calls for service.
Patrol is committed to developing partnerships with the citizens and strives to work together to solve problems throughout the community. Patrol operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and is divided into four 12-hour shifts.