Police Department - Frequently Asked Questions
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Police reports can be obtained from the Records Department. Records is open Monday through Friday during the following hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Yes. If you call the Police Department, we will add your home to a vacation checklist. The officers get a copy of the list prior to going on patrol.
You can call the Police Department and request additional patrol of your area. When you are reporting ongoing problems, it is helpful to be specific about times, location and descriptions of individuals involved.
Call the Police Department and report your suspicions. You are the eyes and ears of your neighborhood. You know what is unusual or out of place, we may not. We can not be everywhere at all times and we welcome information and assistance from the community. Every individual shares the responsibility for the safety and security of his or her community. We do not however, ask that anyone put him or herself in jeopardy or take matters into their own hands. If you are reporting suspected criminal activity, be specific about times, descriptions (persons, vehicles, and locations), activity suspected and locations.
Yes. You are not required to leave your name when you call the department. We would prefer that you provide the information and a phone number so we may get additional details or information if needed but it is not required.
If you feel you are treated unfairly or wronged by the police officer:
At the time of the incident:
- Get the officer's name from the name pin the officer is wearing.
- Get the badge number from the badge the officer is wearing.
- Get the number of the car from the front or back license plates, from the right or left fenders of the car, or from the sides or the roof of the car.
As soon as possible:
- Write out the incident while it is still fresh in your mind.
- File a written complaint in the jurisdiction where the event happened.-
- Ask for a supervisor when you call or go to the police to file the complaint.