About the Concord Police
The Concord Police Department has
an authorized strength of 160 sworn police officers, 66 non-sworn full-time employees, 48 part-time personnel and approximately
65 volunteers. The Concord Police Department is organized into the Office of
the Chief of Police, Administrative Services, Field Operations and Support Operations.
The Administrative Services of the
Concord Police Department support and maintain the effectiveness and efficiency of the Police Department by maintaining a
qualified work force, responding to requests for materials and deficiencies in the department facility and vehicle fleet,
providing dispatch services, developing and monitoring the department budget and providing for the exchange of meaningful
information to individuals inside and outside the department.
The Field Operations of the Concord
Police Department provide effective and efficient police services to the City of Concord 24 hours a day, including protection
of life and property, maintenance of order, investigation of criminal events, prevention of crime, orderly flow and parking
of vehicles in the City, field evidence collection, support services for all emergency communications between department and
community, and delivery of a myriad of assigned municipal services.
The Support Operations of the Concord
Police Department provide essential support services efficiently and effectively for line operations of the Department including
Records Management, Property and Evidence, Youth Services, and Investigations.
The Concord Police Department also
maintains a Professional Standards Unit which is responsible for initiating, investigating and concluding investigations of
alleged misconduct in a timely and expedient manner, based on complaints made internally or externally to the police department.
The Professional Standards Unit is comprised of a Sergeant who answers directly to the Chief of Police. Any complaints received
by the PSU are screened by the Chief of Police and assigned for investigation. Upon conclusion, the Chief of Police and the
affected employee's Division Commander review all investigations.