The Operations Division of the Placerville Police Department encompasses several different positions and assignments. The majority of the Division's assets are in Patrol Operations, which consists of patrol teams that cover the City 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. These Patrol Officers respond to calls for service from community members, visitors, other city services, and merchants, as well as proactively working to reduce crime within the City.
Patrol Officers and their team members in the Operations Division are the most visible representatives of the city government and provide a wide variety of services to the community. The men and women of the Operations Division include uniformed Patrol Teams, a K-9 Unit, a Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) in conjunction with the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, School Resource Officer, and the bike patrol program also functions within the Patrol Division.