Patrol

The Norman Police Department operates with three patrol divisions which serve all eight wards of the city. All three patrol divisions fall under the Operations Bureau of the Norman Police Department. 

The Patrol Bureau is commanded by Major Chad Vincent and each patrol division is headed by a Captain. Together, the three patrol divisions include 116 uniformed police officers. Responding to a wide array of calls for service and vehicle collisions, all three patrol divisions are committed to providing the highest quality police services by using efficient and effective methods to enhance the quality of life in Norman. 

NPD Patrol Areas

Patrol Divisions

Patrol Division I

Patrol Division I serves as the primary first responders for police calls for service during the daytime hours. Captain Shawn Hawkins heads Patrol Division I which includes four lieutenants and 29 uniformed patrol officers. 

Patrol Division II

Patrol Division II serves as the primary first responders for police calls for service during the afternoon and evening hours. Captain Carl Pendleton heads Patrol Division II which includes four lieutenants and 45 uniformed patrol officers.

Patrol Division III

Patrol Division III serves as the primary first responders for police calls for service during the overnight hours. Captain Gary Hopcus heads Patrol Division III which includes four lieutenants and 27 uniformed patrol officers.