What about special assignments?

Lodi Police Department offers a wide variety of Special Assignments, including:

  • Bicycles: We currently have one full-time bicycle officer, riding top of the line equipment, that patrols our thriving downtown area.
  • Dispatcher/Jailer: We currently have 16 Dispatcher/Jailers working 12 hours shifts. Special assignments can include: 
  • FTO: Our FTOs are Corporals, a promotional rank, who work patrol and administrative assignments. They function as field supervisors on an as-needed basis. This is a great career path for future advancement!
  • General Investigations Unit: Our five-member team specializes in CASA crimes, financial crimes and other general investigative matters.
  • K-9: Our four-member team also trains and competes on a regular basis.
  • Records: Our records department currently staffs 1 records supervisor and 4 full-time records clerks
  • Special Investigation Unit: Our five-member Special Investigations Unit handles narcotics and vice, along with a variety of specialized enforcement efforts.
  • School Resource Officers: We currently have an officer full time in each of our two high schools, with two additional handling the middle schools.
  • SWAT: A fourteen member team, fully equipped, and with a major emphasis on training.
  • Traffic: Four full time along with a well developed MAIT (Major accident investigation team).

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1. What equipment do officers receive?
2. What are patrol vehicles equipped with?
3. What about automation?
4. What’s the story on training?
5. I’d start on patrol, right? What’s it like?
6. What about special assignments?
7. Is there a pay incentive for special assignments?
8. What’s the City of Lodi like?
9. What about my spouse? Are there career opportunities available in the area?
10. How can I learn more about employment opportunities with the Lodi Police Department?