The Downtown Enforcement Team (DET) consists of six officers and one sergeant on bicycle patrol and has the primary responsibility of enforcing all laws throughout the downtown area as well as Beat 9. Their main concentration is the downtown footprint and Railroad Depot area. They participate in special operations targeting municipal code violations, drug complaints, and general quality of life issues. They also participate in other related activities that support the goal of improving safety within the downtown and surrounding area.
Responsibilities of the Downtown Enforcement Team (DET)
Attend and participate in Neighborhood / Merchant meetings to provide responses to issues
Conduct in-depth investigations into various crimes that affect the downtown area (i.e. drug sales, prostitution, alcohol sales to minor, etc.)
Develop and present training sessions to other law enforcement personnel and city agencies regarding bicycle-related subjects and safety within the downtown area
Enforce laws in all areas of the City of Santa Rosa
Evaluate and respond to merchant and neighborhood complaints