the Martinez Police Department
Police Department (California) is organized into three primary entities: Administrative Services, Field Services/Patrol Division,
and the investigations bureau. The Administrative Division is the support services unit of the Martinez Police Department.
It is comprised of Dispatch, Investigations and Records. It also includes the School Resource Officer and Community Service
Field Services/Patrol Division, police officers work a 3/12 shift plan in a variety of patrol assignments. These assignments
include K-9, traffic motorcycles, bicycle patrol, foot patrol and off-road motorcycles. Martinez police cars are equipped
with two-way radios and mobile data computers which are linked to the Department’s Computer Aided Dispatch System. These
state of the art communications systems allow officers to receive and respond to calls for service in a timely manner thereby
enhancing public safety. The Patrol Division consists of one Commander, four Sergeants (watch commanders), four Corporals
and 16 Officers.
The Martinez Police
Department maintains a full service investigative bureau. This bureau is part of the Administration Division of the Martinez
Police Department. Specific detectives are assigned certain crimes for which they are trained to investigate. Such as: Persons
Crimes; Property Crimes; Juvenile Investigations; Narcotics; Computer Crimes / Identity Theft; Financial Crimes; and, Evidence