The Administrative Staff
is responsible for assisting the Chief of Police and performing
managerial, administrative and specialized work functions associated
with overseeing police services and departmental administrative
activities, protecting life and property, and enforcing federal, state
and local laws.
The Patrol Division is responsible for protecting life and property, to
respond to the needs of the general public, to deter criminal activity
within the community, to enforce all county statutes, ordinances and
the laws and regulations of the state, and to perform investigations.A
patrol officer at the Floyd County Police Department can expect to
spend his/her shift responding to calls for service, investigating
traffic accidents, enforcing federal, state and local laws and
enforcing traffic laws in an effort to reduce traffic accidents.
The department’s patrol division works four 10-hour shifts each
week. The patrol officer enjoys three consecutive days off each
week. The shift is usually made up of a Captain, Sergeant and
five to eight patrol officers.
All new officers will begin their careers in patrol division and will
be eligible for transfer to specialized units after two years.
Specialized units include:
Criminal Investigations Division
Juvenile Investigations Division
Crime Scene Technician
Rome/Floyd Metro Drug Task Force
Uniform Patrol Division
Selective Traffic Enforcement Unit
Bomb Response Unit
Special Weapons and Tactics Team
School Resource Officers
Environmental Enforcement Unit
Investigation Division is in charge of investigating crimes against
persons and crimes againts property which includes homicides, assaults,
rapes, robberies, burglaries, thefts and arsons.
Rome/Floyd County Metro Drug Task Force is responsible for the
investigation and control of organized crime and vice activities. These
activities including the illegal sale and distribution of controlled
substances, illegal gambling operations and prostitution.
Rome/Floyd Swat Team is responsible for hostage situations, barricaded
subjects, sniper situations, search/arrest warrants and VIP protection.
Northwest Georgia Bomb Squad is responsible for responding to and
neutralizing improvised explosive devices. The squad responds to
calls for service in Rome and Floyd County as well as eleven other
counties in Northwest Georgia.
School Resource Officer is responsible for assisting the school
administration in maintaining school safety. The School Resource
Officer is the liaison between the school and government agencies. The
SRO continuously builds a positive rapport between police and students
and educates students on legal issues.
Environmental Code Enforcement Unit was formed in 2000 to address all
local code ordinance violations along with State Environmental Laws.