Patrol

Responsibilities


Patrol Operations division is responsible for the protection of life and property, the prevention of criminal activity, the apprehension of criminal offenders, the preliminary investigation of calls for police service, and continuous 24 hour directed patrol by uniformed police officers in marked and unmarked vehicles.

General Duties


The general duties include such activities as:
  • Crime prevention activities
  • Development of relationships between citizens and the department
  • Investigation of crimes, offenses, and incidents
  • Maintenance of public order
  • Preventive patrol
  • Provision of emergency services
  • Reporting information to appropriate organizational components
  • Response to calls for service
  • Traffic direction and control
Exterior shot of Kinston patrol car
Interior shot of Kinston patrol car