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Performing law enforcement services involving the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and related preventive and investigative work.
Patrolling designated areas in a police vehicle and on foot to preserve law and peace, to prevent and discover the commission of crime and to enforce traffic and parking regulations.
Providing assistance to the general public, such as for lock-outs of homes and motor vehicles, delivering emergency messages and assisting the sick and infirmed.
Answering calls and complaints involving drunkeness, domestic disputes, fires, theft, accidents and other misdemeanors and felonies.
Conducting preliminary investigations, gathering evidence, making arrests and testifying in court.
Conducting traffic collision investigations and providing first aid for the injured.
Officers Mark Carlstrom and Jessica Groblewski on bicycle patrol in Flanders.
Depending on their assignment officers may utilize a number ofvehicles available to them. Patrol officers usually are easily identified by their uniforms, however, at times may be dressed in plain clothes for assignments which require them to blend in with the public. Patrol officers work a 12 hour shift which rotates from day to night on a monthly basis. Patrol officers are available to respond to calls for service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.