Community Service Officer Unit

CSPD Community Service Officers assist police officers by responding to and investigating lower priority calls for service.  As a result of the CSOs 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 of the types of calls CSOs respond to are as follows:

*Crime Related:

-Burglary – commercial and residential
-Theft – misdemeanor and felony
-Motor vehicle thefts (and 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:
-Evidence collection
-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.

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