Patrol Division

The uniform Patrol Division is considered the heart of the Department, as it provides the primary police functions. The Patrol Division is the largest organizational unit in the Department and all other organizational units relate to it in a supportive capacity. The Patrol Division is commanded by the Captain and has approximately 85 percent of our complement of sworn officers assigned to it, including Lieutenants and ,Sergeants, Officers First Class and part-time Supernumerary Relief Police Officers. 

The patrol Division is responsible for patrolling approximately 223 miles of highways, streets and alleys in a nearly 30 square mile area that comprises our city.  It provides service, protection and assistance to residents and visitors to Norwich

Included in the Patrol Division are specialized units:

Cruiser,  Bike, and Foot Patrols Plus;

Dare Unit

School Resource Officer (SRO) Unit

K-9 Patrols Unit

Marine Patrol Unit