Deputy Chief Andrew Forsythe
The Office of Operations and Special Services is commanded by Deputy Chief Andrew Forsythe. The Office of Operations and Special Services is responsible for providing direct police services to the public. The Deputy Chief of Operations and Special Services will supervise/oversee the Road Patrol Division and the Community Services Division.
"Direct police services to the public" describes what is seen as the traditional role of uniformed police officers in marked police cars responding to the needs of the community each and every day. Officer's duties include responding to 911 calls for service, conducting criminal investigations, enforcing traffic laws, investigating motor vehicle accidents, initiating narcotics investigations, and addressing the needs of persons as a need arises.