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LPD Patrol Division


Patrol Division officers make up the largest and most visible group within the police department. These officers wear uniforms and drive the marked police cars. Most Uniform Division officers are assigned to patrol duties wherein they respond to either observed or citizens’ calls for crimes in progress, traffic problems and accidents, disturbances, domestic violence, burglaries, robberies, auto thefts, assaults, etc., arresting suspects  and writing investigative reports. In addition to handling crimes and calls for police service, patrol officers enforce traffic laws, do crime preventive patrol, assist motorist and, in general, serve and protect the citizens and visitors of Laurens.