Chief of Police: David M. Livingstone
3901 Alamo Street
Simi Valley, CA 93063
Operations Division - Patrol Bureau
The Patrol Bureau of the Police Department is comprised of 60 Officers providing first response to calls for service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. These Officers provide basic, front-line police services such as responding to over 40,000 emergency and routine calls each year, documenting and investigating crimes, enforcing laws and ordinances, conducting routine and directed patrols, performing traffic enforcement duties, and addressing quality of life issues.
The philosophy of the Patrol Bureau is captured in the Patrol Mission Statement.
The City is divided into six patrol beats, with at least one officer assigned to each beat 24 hours a day.
Patrol functions are divided into three watches, with each consisting of a Commander as the Watch Commander, several Sergeants as Field Watch Supervisors, and Officers and Senior Officers performing field functions. Officers are scheduled to work four 10-hour shifts per week.