The Patrol Division is the largest Division within the Police Department and is the backbone of the Manteca Police Department. It is responsible for handling calls for service, conducting pro-active enforcement, and the reduction of crime. Assisting them in this undertaking is the modern technology of Mobile Communication Terminals in the patrol vehicles, and car video systems. In addition, the patrol officer is equipped with a carrying case containing such items as cellular telephones, digital cameras, night vision equipment, all designed to assist the patrol officer in the performance of their duties. The Patrol Division is commanded by the Operations Captain who administers the Patrol Division through six uniformed sergeants supervising the 36 officers and CSO’s assigned to patrol in the 24 hour a day 7 days a week operation.