Organization

The Parker Police Department is a full-service, suburban Police Department organized into five divisions: Investigations, Patrol, Professional Standards, Special Projects and Support Services. Each division is led by a Commander who is responsible for all personnel, equipment, and services assigned to their command. The divisions are further divided into teams led by police sergeants or civilian supervisors whose personnel are responsible for the services which the department provides. Overseeing department operations are the Deputy Chief and Chief of Police.
  1. Investigations

    The Investigations Division is comprised of eight detectives who start their law enforcement career as uniformed patrol officers and are assigned to Investigations based upon their knowledge, experience, and investigative ability.

  2. Patrol

    The Police Department Patrol Division is the most visible element of the Parker Police Department. Since a considerable portion of the Patrol Division's time is spent in traffic enforcement, the department has four full-time commissioned officers assigned to the Traffic Unit. All patrol officers are responsible for answering calls, addressing domestic and civil disputes, and apprehending criminal offenders, as well as taking on a myriad of other duties. The Patrol Division is staffed 24/7 year-round.

  3. Professional Standards

    The Office of Professional Standards oversees the functions of Accreditation, Crime Prevention, Recruiting, Internal Affairs, and Training. This division is vital to the basic operations of the Police Department.

  4. Special Projects

    The Special Projects Division oversees building maintenance, fleet services, records and the RMS project.

  5. Support Services

    Support services handles many of the support functions of the Police Department. Communications, Emergency Management, Neighborhood Services and Property and Evidence are in the Support Services Division.