| CULVER CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
Operations Bureau Commander
The Operations Bureau Commander is responsible for:
- All field operations, including uniformed personnel working patrol, and jailors.
- Managing the sections under his/her command towards achieving and maintaining the Department’s goals and mission objectives.
- The Bureau Commander reports to the Chief of Police and acts as the appointing authority for personnel under his/her command.
Patrol Watch Commander
Watch Commanders are responsible for:
- Field operations during their assigned shift.
- Direct, deploy, and manage field personnel.
- Evaluate performance, crime trends, conduct personnel investigations, ensures policy compliance and organizes their shift to maintain performance objectives.
- Usually first supervisory contact for citizen inquiries.
- Watch Commanders report to the Operations Bureau Commander.
- As the 1st line supervisor, monitor and supervise the Police Officers in the field.
- Resolve conflicts and take corrective action.
- Enforce Policies, and deploy personnel as appropriate.
- Authorize emergency responses.
- Balance concurrent police incidents.
- Schedules and deploys officers to achieve department goals.
- Generally coordinate large events and police incidents that occur.
- Coordinate with the Watch Commander on field operations to include Mutual Aid.
- Teach, mentor, and develop police officers.
- Approve Reports.
- Conduct personnel investigations.
- Review policies with current law and suggest amendments.
- Evaluate personnel.
- May act as the Watch Commander and reports to the Watch Lieutenant.
Officers may be considered for “Special Assignments” such as:
- City is divided into four patrol districts.
- Officers are deployed to patrol districts to minimize our response time to calls-for-service.
- Conduct emergency operations and are the “1st responders”.
- Conduct preliminary criminal investigations.
- Are knowledgeable about crime patterns in their patrol district.
- Concentrate their patrol in areas of highest criminal activity, i.e. “fishing in the right pond”.
- Make arrests, write traffic and parking tickets, as appropriate.
- Keep your neighborhood safe.
- Report to the Field Sergeant.
- Motorcycle; K-9; Training; Computers.
- Detectives / Crime Impact Team; School Resource Officers.
- Multi-jurisdictional task forces.
- Supervision of prisoners and court commitments.
Community Service Officers
Non-sworn part-time employees who:
- Assist police officers with clerical duties at the front desk.
- May issue parking citations.
- Conduct minor police investigations.
- Serve subpoenas.
- Assist with parking meter collection.