These individuals carry out the primary functions of the police department; to uphold the law, prevent crime, and protect the residents of Temple. These officers work tirelessly day and night to keep the city safe and improve the quality of life for our community. They are the first to respond to a number of emergency situations, often times putting their own lives on the line.
The Patrol Division is divided into 4 shifts, working in a 12-hour rotation.
The department's K-9 unit also falls under the Patrol Division.