Patrol Division

The Patrol Division is the most visible component of the Franklin Borough Police Department. In any instance in which a resident needs emergent or non-emergent service and contacts 9-1-1 or our dispatch center, a patrol officer responds 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Officers respond to a wide variety of calls for service, including medical or traumatic injury events, rendering immediate aid until the arrival of emergency medical personnel. The Patrol Division is also a proactive entity that uses strategies and tools to prevent and reduce crime.

Training

Patrol Division officers frequently receive specialized training to enhance their skills and techniques as law enforcement professionals. The training includes, but is not limited to investigative techniques, narcotics detection and investigations, evidence collection and preservation, crisis intervention training, de-escalation, case law, search and seizure, domestic violence law updates, motor vehicle enforcement and safety, and many other topics aimed to create competent, well-rounded officers. 

Patrol Zones

Two patrol zones divide the Borough of Franklin and a sergeant and/or lieutenant generally supervise each shift, directly or indirectly.