The contribution of our police staff is vital in meeting the Delta Police Department's mission of Excellence in Policing. Police staff enjoy many opportunities within the DPD, often working side by side with investigators, patrol constables, and senior officers.
The variety of police staff positions at Delta Police means that a wide variety of skills and education are needed.
Our police staff currently make up approximately 1/3 of the DPD's workforce and are employed in management, supervisory, technical, administrative, and clerical capacities in the following sections:
This team is responsible for overseeing Departmental social media accounts, media relations, photography and design, and managing the website and internal website.
Administrative support for the Chief and Deputies assists in managing schedules, email and correspondence, drafting memos and responses, recording minutes and records of decision, and more.
Fleet services staff are responsible for purchasing and maintaining the entire DPD vehicle fleet operated by sworn and civilian police staff.
The Finance unit is responsible for oversight of the Delta Police budget, as well as the purchasing department, building management and the Quartermaster.
Human Resources handles recruiting new and existing (exempt) police officers, reserve constable volunteers and civilian staff. This unit is also responsible for training and development, and police officer and staff wellness.
The IT department oversees all aspects of information technology and security, including the procurement of hardware and software and management of mobile devices. Staff configure hardware, design apps and database forms, troubleshoot issues, and ensure security protocols are adhered to.
Intelligence analysts and Exhibits staff work closely with police officers in Patrol and our investigations section. Analysts track crime trends, help identify possible suspects, and work with counterparts in other police agencies on cross-jurisdictional crimes. Exhibits staff log and process exhibits seized by officers, and sometimes help re-unite the public with lost items.
Staff in this section include:
- Court Services - ensuring documents are prepared for court
- Public Information Representatives - interact with the public in person and on the phone
- Records staff - Review electronic police files for accuracy, prepares and processes a variety of files and records.
- Transcription - Transcribes audio and video interviews for court disclosure
Victim Services staff support victims of crime and trauma, and are available during crises 24/7/365. Referrals to Victim Services are typically made by the investigating officer. Staff assist victims by providing information, support, and referrals.