Patrol Officer Duties:
The Syracuse Police Department patrol division conducts many services to our community. During routine patrols they watch for any signs of vandalism, burglary, traffic violations, as well as enforcing DUI, drug and seat belt laws. The provide public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, and promoting good community relations. Officers identify, pursue and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts. Officers record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Officer will then review the facts and determine of a criminal act or stature violation has occurred. Officers respond to assist victims with injuries, due to accidents, assaults or illness.