The Harrison Police Department has the responsibility of preserving the peace, responding to law enforcement service requests and protecting life and property within the city limits. Police officers are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week to respond to calls for service, prevention of crimes, investigate criminal activity, apprehend suspects, investigate traffic accidents, and provide animal services. Officers conduct special investigations, crime analysis, effective records and evidence management and storage.
The Harrison Police Department seeks to improve relationships with the community through better communication and community policing. The department recognizes the diverse and unique contributions made by our businesses, residents and city employees in helping to provide a proactive approach to public safety.
Partnering with Schools
The department has built a strong relationship with the schools within the Harrison community. A DARE Officer provides education programs at the elementary schools and there is 1 School Resource Officer assigned to the Harrison Junior and Senior High school.
The Police Department is the largest General Fund department in the City, employing 20 full time sworn officers and 2 Police Clerks. The department has a Police Chief, 2 Lieutenants, 3 Sergeants, 1 Detective and 13 patrol officers.