What do we do

The Patrol Unit provides around the clock patrol and response to calls for the entire City of Othello.

  • The patrol units handle the initial response to 911 calls.
  • They deal with all types of calls and complete the initial report of criminal activity.
  • They are the most visible police presence in the community and it is their job to provide primary law enforcement services to the public 24 hours a day, each and every day of the year.
  • Patrol officers are trained to quickly respond, assess, and manage all kinds of situations.
  • Patrol officers handle a great number of routine public assistance calls and assist other agencies in times of public emergency or other disasters.