The Patrol Division is commanded by Captain Jeff Hembera. Within the Patrol Division are the Special Response Team, K9 Unit, Bike Patrol, School Resource Officers, Hazardous Devices Unit, Traffic Division, Honor Guard and Reserve Police Officers, and District Policing. The Patrol Division includes 10 Lieutenants, 18 Platoon Sergeants, and 117 Patrol Officers including 7 K9’s. Police officers provide around the clock response to calls for service. There were 142,781 calls for service in 2015.Please take a moment to learn more about the various special units and divisions:
In the spring of 1995, the Cedar Rapids police Department began a bike patrol unit.
The Cedar Rapids Police Department has 7 certified bomb technicians.
Special Response Team
(SRT) consists of members of the Police Department who have received special training in ballistics and defensive tactics.