The Patrol Division is composed of four squads that work 12-hour shifts on average of 14 days per month with the support of four (4) K-9 Officers and four (4) Traffic Units. Each squad is assigned a Sergeant and Corporal who supervise the patrol officers and support units.
Police Officers are trained to perform all aspects of the law enforcement process, including traffic enforcement, drug interdiction, crime scene investigation, warrant squad etc.
Police Beat Assignments & Contact Information
The City of Statesville is divided into four police response areas called "Police Beats". Each Beat has a supervisor assigned as the contact person for that area.
A K-9 unit is a specialized group of law enforcement officers who use service dogs to perform the responsibilities of a general police officer. In addition to their usual duties, each K-9 officer is also a dog handler, meaning that they have to train and care for their canine partner.