With an authorized 15 full-time sworn officers, 2 reserve sworn officers, and 7 full-time and 1 part-time civilian employees provide protection and service for the over 14,000 citizens of Prosper. The department participates in various programs such as: the vacation house watches, Operation ID, Citizens on Patrol, home security checks, various crime prevention programs and initiatives, burglary prevention initiatives, “Cops with a Claus” holiday program and bicycle safety rodeos.
The Department is divided into the following sections:
The Administrative Section under the direction of the Chief of Police and Assistant Chief of Police provides the support which enables the Department to function administratively. The areas of responsibility for this section are Budget, Purchasing, Personnel, Training, Records, Crime Prevention and Community Relations.
The Patrol Section under the operational direction of the Assistant Chief of Police. The Uniformed Patrol Section is the most visible of Department's organizational sections. Officers assigned to this respond to calls for service. There are 12 commissioned officers assigned, which are directly supervised by two Sergeants.
The Investigation Section under the operational direction of the Assistant Chief of Police. This section is composed of 1 fulltime Detective. This section conducts all types of criminal investigations, as well as various types of internal/administrative investigations.
The Support Services Section is essentially, the Communications Center. Under the operational direction of the Assistant Chief of Police This Section employs 7 fulltime and 1 part-time civilian who perform the duties as Communications Officers and Records Clerk. This Section receives all calls for service for the Police, Fire, and other emergency services. This section is directly supervised by the Communications Supervisor.
The Records Section was established to be the central point for all criminal records created by and for the Prosper Police Department. Its function are to maintain accurate, secure files which can be quickly retrieved for use by the Department, other law enforcement agencies and the general public. The Communications Supervisor is the primary records clerk.
The Warrants Section is a new section. This section will assign an officer to Municipal Court 1 day a week from the police department. The primary goal is to apprehend criminals wanted on outstanding warrants from our Municipal Court.