The Patrol Division performs the primary police functions for the LaFollette Police Department. Officers assigned to this division respond in uniform to citizen concerns. The division's patrol core responsibility is the prevention and deterrence of criminal activity and to provide day-to-day police service to the citizens.
The uniformed officers of Patrol are highly trained. Patrol officers must be knowledgeable and proficient at a variety of tasks. Each uniformed officer has successfully completed a Tennessee certified POST or Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy along with other course of professional development. Officers assigned to this division are the most visible symbols of all city services and considered the foundations on which other police services are delivered.