In the Patrol Operations Division, focus is on the protection of life, property and enforcing the law in a fair and impartial manner.

The Patrol Operations Division provides emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It consists of over two-thirds of the Bay City Public Safety Department staff. They are the first responder in crime matters and contain field training officers, reserve officers, explorers, divided into three patrol platoons.
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  1. About Patrol Operations

    The Patrol Operations Division is overseen by a Captain and consists of two platoons and a community policing section.

  2. Command Personnel

    The Patrol Operations Division Sergeants and Lieutenants organize, detail personnel, supervise and respond to calls for service.

  3. Districts

    For the purpose of responding to calls for service, the City of Bay City has been divided into 5 geographical areas called districts.

  4. Explorer Program

    The Bay City Department of Public Safety Explorer Program is a program for youths between the ages of 14 and 21 looking to explore the law enforcement field as a career choice.

  5. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

    FOIA is a disclosure statute, intended to provide citizens a glimpse into the workings of their government so they can be informed participants in the democratic process.

  6. Public Safety Officers

    The Patrol Operations Division not only provides emergency response at all times, it must also fulfill other responsibilities.