The Uniform Patrol Division is the most visible function of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office and often called “the backbone of the agency.” This is primarily due to the necessary and critical functions that the deputies assigned to this division handle daily. These officers work in every type of weather imaginable, every day of the year, every hour of the day. These men and women are often the first to arrive on scene to 911 calls made within Rockdale County. The Uniform Patrol Divisions main function is to provide all Law Enforcement related duties to the citizens of Rockdale County twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week. The division is comprised of four shifts that operate twelve hours per shift. Each shift is supervised by a Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Corporal.
The responsibilities of the Uniform Patrol Division include, but are not limited to:
Provide Community Oriented Policing utilizing the 6 pillars of 21 st Century Policing Model.
• Protection of life and property
• Enforcement of all laws and county ordinances
• Preservation of the peace and public order
• Identification of criminal offenders and criminal activity
• Apprehension of offenders
• General traffic services and enforcement
The Uniform Patrol Division is responsible for answering calls for service, traffic enforcement, accident investigations, and preliminary investigation into criminal activity.
Uniform Patrol Division includes the:
Community Oriented Policing (COPS) Unit
The Uniform Patrol Division patrols 24 hours a day utilizing vehicles, motorcycles.