This is the most visible section in the police and what is thought of when we think of a Police Department.
- Patrol Shifts
- Patrol officers are assigned to one of 6 shifts:
- Day 0600-1600
- Early Power 0800-1800
- Early Swing 1030-2030
- Late Swing 1500-0100
- Late Power 1800-0400
- Graveyard 2000-0600
- Bicycle Unit
- Hostage Negotiators
- K9 Unit
- Marine Unit
- School Resource Officer (Kent School District)
- Provides police services in the schools.
- Works with a King County Sheriff's Deputy.
- Supervises and trains the school security staff.
- Traffic Unit (includes Parking Enforcement)
- Enforce traffic laws to reduce the number of traffic collisions in our city.
- Investigate traffic crashes on public roads and when injuries are involved