POLICE Department

Office of Planning

The Office of Planning coordinates research and planning for major projects and studies to improve the department and to ensure officer safety through policy development, organizational development, and product testing. It serves as the department’s lead in coordinating the sharing of policy and procedures with other law enforcement agencies, as well as coordinating the department’s participation in nationwide law enforcement studies. In addition, the Office provides certain logistical services to the department.

Units within the Office of Planning include:
Research & Special Projects;
Uniform Supply; and
Office Services, which includes Office Supply, the Mail Room and Print Shop.

Additionally, the Office of Planning manages logistics for department mobilizations. It ensures that department employees have their basic needs met during emergency situations. The unit manages the selection, purchase, storage, and distribution of food, water, sanitary supplies, and similar necessities.