Field Operations

Field Operations Mission Statement

As a department empowered by its community, the Spring Hill Police Department will strive to provide an environment in which the citizens can feel free from the fear of crime, through education, aggressive impartial enforcement, prevention and detection of crime.

The purpose of the Patrol Division is to protect life and property by enforcing State Laws and Spring Hill Municipal Codes. Some of our responsibilities include patrolling assigned locations, discovering and preventing the commission of crime, apprehending criminals and offenders, writing citations and making arrests, conducting investigations, mediating disputes, administering first aid, performing traffic control functions, preparing/maintaining documentation and providing information/assistance to the general public.

The Patrol Division is divided into 4 separate 12 hour shifts and is comprised of 2 Lieutenants 7 Sergeants, and 40 Patrol Officers.

The Traffic Unit falls within Field Operations, often working with Criminal Investigation's K-9 Unit.   Go to the K-9 & Traffic Enforcement page to learn more.