About the Division
Uniformed officers are the backbone of Blaine's Public Safety
Department. From patrol to crime prevention to investigation, the Police
Operations Division performs a variety of duties to protect and improve
the peace and well-being enjoyed by our residents and visitors.
Full-time and volunteer members of our team work to proactively prevent
crime through education and neighborhood problem solving, enforce local
and state laws and support the federal agencies working in our
Protecting the Community
Community safety begins with the aggressive pursuit of criminal activity, and with the equally aggressive protection of individual rights to peace, privacy, and freedom. We seek to prevent and deter crime wherever possible. We stand ready to pursue individuals who present a threat to people, property, and community order as defined in state law and city ordinance.