The Patrol Division is the largest and most visible division within the Westland Police Department. Made up of 48 sworn officers this division protects the citizens, businesses, and visitors to the City of Westland. Police services are provided 24-hour service 7 days a week. The Patrol Division consists of four shifts, each working 12 hours. Each shift is commanded by a Lieutenant and patrol sergeants.
Several officers assigned to the patrol division are cross-trained in areas such as K-9 handling, Motorcycle patrol and also serve as members of our Tactical Response Unit. Select officers have also been trained in the areas of Evidence collection, Perimeter rifle team, Field training officers, and Firearms instruction
Patrol personnel as first responders to emergency situations and responsible for the following: