• DMPD K9 Teams wins First Place

    The DMPD K9 Team attended the Annual Region 21 Narcotic Trials in Fort Madison, Ia and for the first time in DMPD history, the team received first place during the competition for overall best team achievements.


  • Mounted Patrol Training

    Mounted Patrol officers and their horses train in a variety of unusual environments.


 Patrol Support UnitPatrol Support Unit

The Patrol Support Unit provides support for the three watches that make up the Patrol Bureau under the Operations Division.  The support staff addresses all work related issues regarding efficiency and equipment for the Patrol Bureau.  This unit also coordinates public activities, annual shift bidding, training, fleet management, and equipment maintenance and testing for the Patrol Bureau.  Patrol Support Unit is under the Assistant Chief of the Operations Division and commanded by a Captain.  Patrol Support Unit is supervised by a Sergeant and includes two Senior Police Officers, a cadet, and two civilian employees.


They also assist with the research and testing of new equipment and are responsible for management of vehicles used by officers in the Patrol Division.