Special Operations

Commander Mark Galvan oversees the Special Operations Division and is responsible for a variety of specialized units, projects, and events such as animal control, community partnership, community response, explorer program, traffic, school officers, volunteers in policing, and special events. Please read more about these specialized units below. 

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  1. Animal Control
  2. Community Partnership Unit
  3. Community Safety Volunteers
  4. School Officers
  5. Special Events
  6. Traffic Unit

This unit is comprised of two full-time animal control officers who are responsible for animal licensing, animals at large, dangerous animals, returning lost animals to their owners, barking dogs, investigating dog bites and animal cruelty. 

Learn more about this unit:

Animal licensing

Barking dogs

Report a barking dog nuisance