Officers assigned to the Patrol Division are the city’s first line of defense, providing safety and security to the citizens of Graham. Patrol officers work four 12-hour shifts and may be assigned during the day, evening or night. Patrol shifts are made up of three person shifts.
In an effort to reduce crime and traffic accidents, officers routinely patrol areas of the city that require special attention. Citizens are encouraged to call the Police Department at 940-549-6441 to request directed patrols. The repeated presence of police officers in a specific area can reduce crime and the speed of vehicles traveling through that area.