CSPD Community Service Officers (CSOs) assist police officers by responding to and investigating lower priority calls for service. As a result of the CSO Unit taking over these calls for service, police officers are able to respond to higher priority calls in a timely manner. CSOs do not respond to any calls for service where the incident is in-progress or the suspect is still on scene.
Some Situations CSO's Might Respond:*
-Burglary – commercial and residential
-Theft – misdemeanor and felony
-Motor Vehicle Theft, including recovery
-Criminal mischief (vandalism)
-Writing supplemental reports to crimes
-Abandoned vehicle complaints
-Parking complaints and Traffic hazards
-Traffic control at traffic accident scenes
Additional Duties include:
-Found property calls
-Covering front desk at police stations
-Special event traffic control assistance
*CSO responsibilities are subject to change based on the needs of the Department.