POLICE Department

Investigative & Special Operations

Investigative & Special Operations is an executive command level office directed by an Executive Assistant Chief who reports directly to the Chief of Police. Responsibilities of the Executive Assistant Chief include representing the department and the Chief of Police at ceremonies, civic meetings, City Council meetings, town hall meetings, disciplinary hearings, and civil service hearings. Additionally, the position serves as chair to various internal committees that address organizational issues, community concerns, and political issues raised by elected officials. The Executive Assistant Chief also serves as the Acting Chief of Police as required and when designated by the Chief of Police.

The Command is responsible for organizing, directing, coordinating, developing, and implementing management strategies that promote efficient and effective solutions to critical investigative and support issues.

The span of control for this Office includes the three commands outlined in the command summaries that follow.