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Operations Division

The Operations Division is responsible for:  

  •  Patrol
    • First Watch
    • Second Watch
    • Third Watch
  • Community Outreach and Protective Services Bureau
    • Airport Section
    • Animal Control
    • Homeland Security Section
      • Bomb Squad 
      • Metro Star
    • Neighborhood Based Service Delivery Section
      • Asian Outreach Resource Officer (A.O.R.O.)
      • Hispanic Outreach Neighborhood Resource Advocate (H.O.N.R.A.)
      • Crime Free Multi Housing
      • Mobile Crisis Response Team
      • Neighborhood Watch
      • Police Athletic League (P.A.L.)
      • Des Moines Boxing Club
      • LGBT Liaison
    • School Resource Officers
    • Traffic Section