Uniform Division

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UNIFORM DIVISION: The Uniform Commander oversees the Uniform Division. The division is comprised of full-time police officers and a small number of reserve police officers. The Uniform Division is divided into two 12-hour shifts. Both shifts have a Lieutenant and two Sergeants. Within the uniform division are several specialty programs:
HONOR GUARD: Sgt. Harris, Sgt. Henson, Detective Joseph, Officer Smiley, and Officer Dawe.
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SPECIALTY PATROL: Used for many purposes within the community. Special attention is given to DUI, child safety restraint, and moving violation enforcement. "Blitz" periods are conducted several times throughout the year.
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STUDENT RESOURCE OFFICER (SRO): A specially selected and trained full-time law enforcement officer ensuring and promoting safety with Franklin schools.
BIKE PATROL: Comprised of six full-time officers.
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CANINE PATROL: Used to apprehend fleeing or combative offenders. First shift has one full-time canine and second shift has two full-time canines. An additional canine is assigned to the Franklin schools. The police canine can also be used to locate controlled substances, or track lost children and endangered adults.
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SPECIAL RESPONSE TEAM (SRT): Commonly known as S.W.A.T., and is a joint operation. Four members come from the Franklin Police Department and the Johnson County Sheriff's Department. The Special Response Team is highly equipped and trained to assist the Uniform Division with incidents that are known to increase risk to officer safety. These officers are also trained to provide tactical resolutions in high risk situations should negotiations fail.
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TRAINING: Providing in-house instructors within the agency. The department has many certified instructors in several disciplines of law enforcement, including Firearms and Emergency Vehicle Operation, as well as a formal field training program for new officers and newly promoted supervisors.

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