The Field Operations Division is responsible for community-oriented policing that promotes neighborhood-based problem solving, at-risk youth intervention, collaborative partnerships with business, innovative community programs, and superior customer service.
The Dixon Police Department has embraced a policing philosophy designed to promote quality of life within our community by working to find long-term solutions to problems. To assist in community policing, the Dixon Police Department has implemented Sub-Beats within the city of Dixon. A Patrol Officer is assigned to each Sub-Beat and are responsible for building relationships, solving problems and developing working partnerships with residents and business owners. Patrol officers serve as the City’s “eyes and ears” in their geographic beats and report problems that require responses from public works and other City departments. See which officers are responsible for your neighborhood with our Sub-Beat Officer Directory.
The Patrol Services Unit provides full service to the Dixon community 24 hours a day. Police services can be summoned through the Solano County Sheriff’s Department Communications Center by dialing 911 for emergencies or 707-678-7080 for non-emergencies.
The Patrol Services Division investigates thousands of cases each year. These cases include simple misdemeanors to felonies and everything in between, such as:
The Patrol Services Division is responsible for the investigation of traffic accidents that occur throughout the city. Locations of recent accidents and citizen complaints are targeted for enforcement. In addition to speed enforcement, patrol officers are on the lookout for other traffic violators, such as stop sign / stop light violators, general operation violators, improper registrations and / or driver's license, and seat belt violators.
The Patrol Services Division has customer service in mind when it comes to responding to our citizens' needs. People needing emergency service need it quickly; The Dixon Police Department strives to arrive at life threatening emergencies within four minutes. Our non-emergency customers also deserve timely service. We strive to reach these kinds of calls for service within 11 minutes.
The Community Services Officer (CSO) has a wide range of duties and responsibilities which include parking enforcement, assisting police officers, detectives and other police personal across a broad spectrum