Police Divisions

The Raleigh Police Department is organized into five divisions that focus on protecting and bettering our community. 

  • Administrative Services 
    Provides a host of services and functions that support police headquarters, the six police districts and the public.
  • Detective Division
    Conducts investigations into more serious crimes, as well as the collection of evidence and crime scene processing, trial preparation and testimony.
  • Field Operations Division
    Responds to requests for law enforcement services, conducts preliminary investigations, completes reports, traffic enforcement, and the general protection of life and property.
  • Professional Standards Division
    Conducts administrative investigations and reports findings directly to the Police Chief.
  • Special Operations Division
    Provides additional resources to the field operations division to assist them in combating crime and resolving quality of life issues which are impacting the community