The Operations Division is the largest division of the Powder Springs Police Department. The Operations Bureau encompasses: Patrol, SPEED Unit, and Quality of Life Units. The bureau is comprised of 1 major, 1 lieutenant, 5 sergeants, 19 officers.There are 2 shifts: day watch and morning watch. Officers assigned to these watches work 12-hour shifts from either 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Uniformed patrol officers are typically the first responders to any dispatched or self-initiated incident. Officers on Patrol:
Respond to domestic disturbances, thefts, burglaries, robberies, etc.
Deal with a host of high-stress situations and crimes
Perform traffic stops and investigate traffic accidents
Enforcing local, state, and federal laws
SPEED (Specialized Enforcement and Education Division) Unit are responsible for:
Quality of Life
Enforcing all City Ordinances
Responding to call for service when patrol is unavailable