One deputy is assigned to the Crime Prevention Unit, branched from the Patrol Division. The objective of crime prevention is to promote public assistance and awareness of crime to local residents and businesses.
The Crime Prevention Officer provides safety education presentations on drug abuse and crime prevention measures for school children and to many clubs and organizations throughout the City and County.
Puppetry, films, and brochures are used in the presentations to aid in conveying this message.
If you have a need for a security survey or safety presentation, please contact our Crime Prevention Officer, Lieutenant Steve Martinez, at (620) 272-3715.