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Operations Division
OverviewFlagstaff Police Department
The Operations Division consists of:

Officer Responsibilities
The Police Operations Division's 114 commissioned officers are responsible for protecting life and property, preserving the peace, and protecting the rights of individuals. These are accomplished through crime prevention, Community Policing neighborhood programs, repression of crime, and the apprehension of criminal offenders. The Metro Narcotics Task Force, a multi-agency investigative unit, is one of many State and Federal grants the Flagstaff Police Department has received.

Patrol officers responded to 41,791 calls for service in 2010. Some of the more notable productivity totals are as follows:
Service
Totals
Arrests
8,477
Community Policing Contacts
6,532
Public Assists
8,165
Traffic Citations
15,302
Warnings / Repair Orders
13,258
DUI Arrests
854
Field Interviews
17,639
Public Intoxicants
2,468
Traffic Accidents:

Total
2,735
Non-Injury
2,361
Injury
372
Fatal
2

Priorities for Fiscal Year 2012

  • Improve security for the citizens of Flagstaff by addressing the high rate of property crimes
  • Enhance quality of life for Flagstaff’s citizens by expanding our community policing philosophy of promoting partnerships of shared responsibility, support and trust with law abiding members of the community
  • Improve community safety by collaborating with agency partners and the community, while fully utilizing all investigative resources, to ensure the apprehension of offenders, consistent and timely investigation, prosecution and disposition of Part One violent crimes and domestic violence cases
  • Promote traffic safety on Flagstaff’s streets by identifying and targeting the causes of motor vehicle collisions and by providing a highly visible deterrent
  • Continuously improve service to internal and external customers