The Harrison Police Department Uniform Patrol Section is commanded by a Lieutenant, and is a subdivision of the Operations Division.
The Patrol Section is organized into 3 Patrol Shifts. Each Patrol Shift is commanded by a Sergeant, with road officers assigned to each shift. The Patrol Section also has a 4th Shift consisting of an Officer who works from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. to provide better coverage during peak hours of calls for service.
The Patrol Section’s primary responsibility is to respond to calls for service, conduct preliminary investigations into crimes that are reported, maintain order, enforce the criminal and traffic code, identify community problems, work with members of the community and other outside resources to solve community problems, and to create a safe and comfortable community in which people can live, work and visit.