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Patrol Division

The Patrol Division is the largest Division within the Davenport Police Department.  The Patrol Division is under the command of Captain Jamie Brown.  The Division is comprised of the majority of the uniformed officers working in the City.  There are three patrol shifts, each commanded by a lieutenant.  Each shift has five sergeants.  The Patrol Division is staffed by a total of 65 police officers and corporals.  Patrol Officers are responsible for patrolling the 72 square miles of Davenport, including 500 miles of city streets, and responding to calls for service from the over 100,000 residents of the City.

Patrol Division personnel are the first responders to all calls for service.  They rely on a high standard of professionalism, a strong ongoing training program, and a high level of dedication to duty to accomplish their mission of service. 

 

K-9 Unit

The Davenport Police Department has three full-time K-9 officers.  Two officers are assigned to the Patrol Division: one on afternoon shift and one on night shift. The third officer is assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division Tactical Operations Bureau.   The Department's K-9's include two Belgian Malinoises and one Black Labrador.   The K-9's live and work with their handlers. K-9 handlers are equipped with a personally assigned police vehicle,  equipment for their K-9 and training necessary to keep their K-9 at peak efficiency. The K-9's are used to detect drugs, search buildings, track people and control crowds.

Sergeant James Garrard has been serving with the K-9 Unit since September of 1999 and currently serves as the K-9 Unit Supervisor. He is assigned to the Training Bureau.

K-9 Yari is a dual purpose Belgian Malinois police dog and has been with the Davenport Police Department since July, 2010 with his partner Corporal Danny Antle. K-9 Yari was imported from Belgium and completed her initial training at NIK-9 in Iowa.  K-9 Yari is trained in the following areas: tracking, suspect apprehension, article recovery, crowd control, narcotic detection, building search, handler protection, and obedience.

K-9 Kurly is a dual purpose Belgian Malinois police dog and has been with the Davenport Police Department since May, 2012 with her partner Corporal Brian Schertz.  K-9 Kurly was imported from Holland and completed her initial training at NIK-9 in Iowa.  K-9 Kurly is trained in narcotics detection, tracking, building searches, article recovery, and apprehension.

K-9 Dawn is a single purpose Black Labrador police dog and has been with the Davenport Police Department since August, 2016 with her partner Detective Brandon Koepke.  K-9 Dawn completed her training at NIK-9 in Iowa.  K-9 Dawn is trained in narcotics detection and will soon be trained to search for articles of evidence.

K-9 Nandy (pronounced Andy) is a dual purpose German Shepherd police dog and has been with the Davenport Police Department since November of 2017 with his partner Officer Ryan Bowers. K- Nandy was imported from Slovakia and completed his initial training at Top Dogs Police K-9 Academy in Evansville Indiana. K- Nandy is trained in narcotics detection, tracking, building searches, article recovery, and apprehension.