It's a Great Time to Be MPD
For more information regarding any of the units and individuals, select from the posters below.
|Horse Mounted Officer - Officer Rodrick Torrence||
After receiving specialized training, select officers provide patrol support while mounted on horse-back. Horse mounted patrols are useful for crowd control thanks to their high vantage point and increased visibility. The MPD Horse Mounted Unit, part of the Special Operations Division, makes a statement wherever they go.
|Harbor Patrol Officer - Officer Robert Grooms||
Patrolling the waterways of the Nation’s Capital is a unique role within the Metropolitan Police Department. The Harbor Patrol Unit handles crimes and calls for service on the District’s two rivers — the Potomac and Anacostia — and aids other agencies with water rescues and other emergency functions.
|Patrol Officer - Officer J. Coleman, First District||
Patrol officers are the backbone of the police department, responding to a wide variety of calls for service to render aid and protect the people in the communities they serve.
|Bicycle Patrol - Officer Tayna Williams||Patrolling the District's communities via bicycle gives officers mobility through alleys and other difficult terrain that can give them an advantage over other vehicles.||5/10/13|
|The Special Operations Division, Canine Patrol Section - Officer Stephen Giannini||Tracking missing persons, recovering weapons and evidence, and locating suspects are just some of the duties K-9s and their handlers perform.||5/3/13|