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Brentwood Police Department

Organizational Structure of the Brentwood Police Department

The administration of the police department consists of the Chief and Assistant Chief. The administration is responsible for the following duties: 
  • Strategic goals of the department
  • Oversees the standard operating procedures
  • Professional standards of the department
  • Annual departmental budget
  • Division's progress and development
  • Training and continuing education
  • Public Information Officer
  • Communications

The patrol division is under the direct supervision of the Assistant Chief. The patrol division is comprised of three rotating shifts. The shifts are staffed by a Lieutenant, Sergeant and four uniform officers. The
patrol division is responsible for daily functions. Their duties include: 
  • Traffic enforcement
  • Accidents
  • Enforcing state, county and municipal ordinances
  • Serving arrest warrants
  • Booking arrested subjects
  • Transporting prisoners
  • Taking original police report
  • Conducting preliminary investigations

The detective bureau is under the direct supervision of the Assistant Chief. The bureau is comprised of a Detective Sergeant, two detectives, one Juvenile/DARE/School Resource Officer, one Drug Task Force
officer and one traffic officer. Their duties include: 
  • Investigate all misdemeanor and felony cases 
  • Process crime scenes and evidence 
  • Interrogate suspects 
  • Gather witness statements 
  • Arrest suspects 
  • Make formal warrant applications 
  • Conduct seminars for businesses and banks concerning theft and loss.

The Juvenile Detective investigates all crimes related to juveniles. He works closely with the Family
Court of St. Louis County and case workers assigned from the Division of Child Abuse and Neglect. He also teaches DARE in the Brentwood schools. The Drug Task Force officer is assigned to the Drug Enforcement Administration for investigations.The traffic officer enforces traffic laws within the city and specifically high volume and problem areas. He oversees the Red Light Camera intersection
enforcement program.

The communications unit and records clerk are under the direct supervision of Major Fitzgerald. The
dispatch unit is made up of seven full time civilian employees and three part-time employees. The unit provides service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The dispatch unit provides service for the City of Rock Hill. The communication unit is equipped with computer aided dispatch technology. The dispatcher's duties include: 
  • Monitor radio traffic
  • 911 emergency calls
  • Fire and ambulance calls
  • Computer entries
  • Monitor prisoners in the holding facility

The records clerk provides accident and police reports to the public, victims, attorneys, and insurance
agencies. She is responsible for the inventory of all supplies, purchasing, and clerical duties. The clerk works closely with the municipal court system to provide reports, summons, traffic tickets and booking sheets.

  • Reserve unit - assists officers, patrol duties, parking enforcement
  • Speed Monitoring Device - mobile device monitors traffic speed and volume
  • RUOK - telephone call service for citizens
  • Child Safety Seat Inspection - Install your car seat properly
  • Code Red - telephone message alert
  • Bike Patrol - uniform bike unit
  • Vacation checks - daily residential home checks while you are out of town
  • Bike helmets - Bicycle helmets at police station