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The City of Franklin Police Department's Animal Control Division is responsible for enforcing animal control ordinances within the city. Animal control officers also oversee the adoption of animals that have found their way into the city's animal shelter. These officers investigate complaints of animal cruelty, nuisance animals, rabies exposures, animal bites, and wildlife complaints.
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The Detective Bureau of the City of Franklin's Police Department consist of several dedicated officers that are committed to the safety of the citizens, employees, and those who visit our city.
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The Communications Division is the Public Safety Answering Point for all emergency services within the City of Franklin. Communications Officers strive to ensure that each call received is routed to the appropriate agency needed. The Communication Division's Officers are multitaskers who not only work between multiple computer screens and programs but multiple radios as well.
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Patrol Division is comprised of 4 squads with each shift having a Sergeant, Corporal and two Patrol Officers. The main focus of the Patrol Division is to provide exceptional law enforcement and public service by addressing issues of crime, enhancing safety and improving the quality of life for the citizens of Franklin. The Patrol Division operates 12 hours shifts which are manned twenty-four hours a day seven days a week.
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Records Management is responsible for management of police incident reports and other department records.
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Special Operations is responsible for community outreach programs, neighborhood watch, and Project Lifesaver.
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Tactical Response Unit (TRU) - The TRU is a dynamic, quick-response unit comprised of selected volunteer members who are selected by virtue of their enthusiasm, law enforcement expertise, physical ability, and superior judgement in exigent situations.
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