Commander Sam Varela oversees the patrol division. This division responds to emergencies and in-progress crimes; conducts on-scene investigations; writes crime reports documenting incidents; arrests and books criminal offenders; stops traffic violators; patrols assigned areas, management of officers assigned to the Douglas County Regional SWAT team, and checks residential and business areas for illegal activity.
Commander Mark Galvan oversees the Special Operations Division and is responsible for a variety of specialized units, projects and events such as our animal control, community policing , traffic, community safety volunteers, school officers, and special events.
Commander Todd Brown oversees the Support Services Division and is responsible for the Communication Unit, Professional Standards, Training & Development, the Records Unit, and Public Information Officer for the department. The division is staffed by 22 civilian positions and 3 sworn positions.