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Field Operations Division

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The men and women of the Tempe Police Field Operations have the primary responsibility for responding to calls for service and providing quality police services.  Field Operations provides first response to all calls for service and emergencies.

Employees of the Field Operations Division conduct criminal investigations, enforce state and local laws, and work with the community on a myriad of public safety issues. Patrol officers also write reports, testify in court and are proficient in crime prevention and crime reduction strategies. The Field Operations is the most visible section of the police department, providing around the clock service to citizens and visitors of Tempe. For the purposes of command, control and resource allocation, the City of Tempe is divided into patrol zones - click here for detailed Zone Map and Contacts.

Following are the specialty units that fall within the Field Operations Division:

Should you have any questions regarding Field Operations, please contact Field Operations Administration at 480-350-8511.


Michael Pooley
Assistant Police Chief
Field Operations Division