Administration Division

Main Responsibilities

Police Administration
 The Administrative Division is made up of both sworn and civilian personnel. This division consists of the:

Chief of Police

The Chief of Police serves as the commander-in-chief of the Pierre Police Department. In addition, the Chief of Police is responsible for the direct supervision of the administrative and patrol captains. Both Captains oversee the day-to-day operations of the Pierre Police Department, and provide input to the Chief of Police on budget planning and budget management. The Administrative Captain and Patrol Captain also oversee the recruiting of all open positions within the Police Department.

Administrative Captain

The Administrative Captain serves as commander of the: 

Investigations Section
School Resource Officers                        
Community Resource Officer Program
Animal Control
Records Section                                          

Patrol Captain

The Patrol Captain serves as commander of the: 
Officers assigned to the Central South Dakota SWAT Team (CSD SWAT)
Patrol Section
Traffic Team
Reserve Officer Program

The Patrol Captain is also responsible for the recruiting of new reserve offices, as well as the development and coordination of in-service training for all police officers and reserve officers. He also coordinates the development and coordination of all crime prevention and community policing presentations conducted by officers of the Patrol Division.

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