FIELD OPERATIONS BUREAU
Lieutenant Frank Korn, Field Operations Bureau Commander
The Methuen Police Department Field Operations Bureau officers perform a variety of functions to insure the public's safety. In doing so, they carry out the department's community oriented policing philosophy. The department's belief is that police officers and the community must work together to identify and solve problems that are unique to each neighborhood in the City.
The (FOB) is comprised of four Platoon's and a Special Operations Unit - The four platoons are patrol platoons and are the backbone of any Police Department. Patrol officers have been instrumental in the reduction of crime, drugs, gangs and the community's fear of crime. During any given day, patrol officers may be called to handle routine calls for service, traffic incidents, or crime scenes.
They are committed to helping people in need and to maintaining an immediate and effective response time. The patrol officers serve in various area's in Methuen and work to make our neighborhoods better, safer places to live and work. The Special Operations Unit is comprised of the Traffic Division and Neighborhood Services Officers. These officers, in partnership with the patrol platoons are committed to providing innovative programs and services designed to improve City of Methuen neighborhoods. The Field Operations Bureau is the largest of the department's three Bureaus, and is charged with providing community field services 24 hours a day, seven days per week. The Department and its personnel are highly committed to Community Policing, and response to quality of life issues.
To report traffic complaints or speeding vehicles, please call the Bureau Commander at 978-983-8741.
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