Special Operations

Photo of Castle Rock at the 2022 Starlighting event, taken by Officer ThompsonCommander 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 resource officers, volunteers in policing and special events. More information about these specialized units is below.

  1. Animal Control
  2. Community Partnership Unit
  3. Community Response Team
  4. School officers
  5. Special events
  6. Traffic Unit
  7. Volunteers in policing

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 by visiting the Animal Control webpage.