The largest division of the Hiram Police Department, the Uniform Patrol Division includes Six Officers, Four Sergeants and one Lieutenant. The Uniform Patrol Division is comprised of two rotating 12-hour shifts. In addition to responding to calls for service, the Uniform Patrol Division works to proactively patrol the neighborhoods and business areas as a deterrent to crime.
The Day Shift patrols from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is supervised by Sergeants Mike Wilson and Jason Waldon. The Night Shifts patrol from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. and are supervised by Sergeants Josh Lonergan and Larry Konieczny. All shifts are commanded by Lieutenant Mike O'Neal.
The Uniform Patrol Division responds to calls for service throughout Hiram. The Uniform Patrol Division responds to a variety of calls for service in a typical day. The most common calls for service include auto accidents, false alarms, and reports of criminal activity. The responding officer is responsible for initiating criminal investigations through observation and field interviews, making arrests of criminal suspects, and documenting their actions for further investigation by detectives. If you are interested in gaining a firsthand experience of the Uniform Patrol Division, consider applying to participate in theRide-Along Program.