The Office of the Chief is responsible for the overall operation of the department. It is staffed by both sworn and non-sworn personnel and is directly responsible for budget preparation, management, strategic planning, crime analysis, intelligence, planning, research, uniform crime reporting, and professional responsibility.
Public Information Office
Social Media Contact
Budget & Professional Responsibility
This office is commanded by a captain. The office has many responsibilities including:
Preparing and providing oversight for the department’s budget
Responsibility for strategic planning preparation and oversight for the department
Managing and conducting internal affairs investigations for the department
Overseeing the department’s crime analysis and intelligence operations
Overseeing the planning and research activities for the department
Overseeing the uniform crime reporting for the department
Crime Analysis / Criminal Intelligence
A commissioned officer performs crime analysis / criminal intelligence gathering for the Police Department.
Crime trends are analyzed to forecast future crime probabilities and information regarding criminal intelligence is scrutinized and disseminated to the department as necessary.
Planning & Research
Researches and tests new equipment, software, ideas, applications, etc., to improve the service of the Police Department
Gathers data and prepares the Edmond Police Department Annual Report