The COPS Units provide Community Oriented Policing to the designated Weed and Seed areas of the county and other specialized patrol functions as required. It is designed to bring the uniformed deputy and the community closer together. This is done by researching repetitive calls for service at specific locations and determining solutions to those problems.
The Patrol Division contains the Cadet Explorers, sanctioned by the Boy Scouts of America. They are a component made up of young people who assist in civic projects and who are taught various facets of law enforcement procedures.
Countywide Community Policing Task Force
The Countywide Community Policing Task Force is a rapid deployment team that is able to assist immediately in problem areas with activities such as intensive saturation patrol, surveillances, traffic problems, etc. The primary function is to assist in the designated COPS areas.