Bureaus and Divisions

  1. Patrol Division

    The Patrol Division makes up 70% of the department and primarily consists of the department's uniformed road patrol officers.

  2. Criminal Investigations

    Canton Police Department's Investigative Units

  3. Ordinance Enforcement Unit

  4. Records Bureau

    The Records Bureau maintains police, fire and accident reports. Handgun permits, fingerprints and background checks are also processed by the Records Bureau.

  5. Dispatch Center

    Canton Public Safety's dispatch/communications center is staffed by Public Safety Service Officers (PSSO's) who perform the functions of call-takers and radio dispatchers.