Patrol

Patrol Services is the police department’s largest and most visible unit. The primary function of this unit is to protect life and property through aggressive patrol of the community and consistent enforcement of laws and ordinances. Officers patrol both proactively and in response to calls for service. They patrol using vehicles and bicycles or on foot.  The unit operates three shifts within each 24-hour period.

K-9 Patrol

MLPD currently utilizes one canine (K-9) officer in the patrol unit of the operations division.  K-9 Snieper, who is partnered with…

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K-9 Patrol
Bike Patrol

Bike Patrol

The goals of the MLPD Bicycle Unit are to prevent and deter crime in the community by patrolling areas that…

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Field Training

The Field Training program is a formal on-the-job training, coaching, and performance evaluation program that helps new police officers deliver…

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Field Training