Police Services, also referred to as the Operations Division of the Police Department consists of Patrol, Investigations, Traffic, Marine Operations, Reserves, and Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS). The Division is staffed by two Lieutenants, along with four sergeants, 17 officers, and a dedicated group of reserve officers and volunteers.
Have you ever been on vacation in the mountains and watched with envy a cop working in a boat or patrolling in a postcard setting? Have you thought to yourself, “Man, have they got it made!”?
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Mission Statement: To promote the quality of life in Truckee through a partnership between the community and the Police Department.
A relationship of trust and confidence between members of the police department and the community they serve is essential to effective law enforcement…
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Truckee Police Department officers are trained to handle any call, and they receive specialized training in various disciplines almost every month. Truckee PD officers have attended specialized schools, such as, Bike Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Dive Rescue, Defensive Tactics, Active Shooter, Range Master, and various other specialties.
School Resource Officer
David McKay, School Resource Officer (SRO)
The Traffic Unit’s primary mission is to reduce traffic collisions within the Town of Truckee city limits.
The Major Incident Team (MIT) is currently supervised by Acting Lieutenant Kyle Vickers and staffed with one full-time detective, a School Resource Officer, a Field and Evidence Specialist, four Police Officers, and a Community Service Officer.
The patrol boat can be found on Donner Lake all summer, and during almost any emergency on the water 365 days a year. Primary violations enforced are unsafe boating and unsafe towing (water skis and tubes).
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Officer of the Year
2022 Officer of the Year – Ryan Ruano
Chief's Advisory Committee
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