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Patrol Division
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The Patrol Division is responsible for preserving the peace, protecting life and property, and maintaining the balance between law and order and individual liberty, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is accomplished by constant patrols of the Town's streets by marked and unmarked vehicles, motorcycle, bicycle and foot. Each squad is composed of a Sergeant and 5-6 patrol officers. Much of their time is spent being on the lookout for criminal activity, potential disturbances, traffic violations, hazards, dangerous situations/conditions and people in need of assistance.

BIKE PATROL was made possible through a grant from the Division of Motor Vehicles. There are currently 6 officers certified in bike-patrol. They are used in several special events.

POLICE K-9s are instrumental in preventing illicit drug trafficking in our community. The dogs have the ability to detect a wide variety of narcotics with a high degree of accuracy. They can also can track suspects that have fled from a crime scene and assist in locating missing persons.  The Front Royal Police Department currently has 2 K-9's assigned to the Patrol Division.

SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS are on duty 10 hours a week during the school year. Their goal is to assist children crossing the street in a safe manner. Crossing Guards are not certified police officers.

Last Updated ( Friday, 14 March 2014 15:57 )