Career Path

Division RepresentativesNew officers are assigned to the Patrol Division. After two years, officers are eligible for assignment to other units, such as vice and narcotics or investigative services. During your career, you can expect to be periodically assigned back to Patrol. The promotion ladder leads from police officer to:

  1. Corporal
  2. Sergeant
  3. Lieutenant
  4. Captain
  5. Assistant chief
  6. Chief


Officer on Bike PatrolFixed shifts within same geographic beats/areas. Officers in the patrol division work under an innovative shift system that puts more officers on the street during high activity hours. Patrol shifts include: day, evening, or midnight.