The Patrol Division consists of eighteen deputies. The division falls under the command of the Major of investigations and is supervised by the Lieutenant. The division is comprised of three sergeants and fifteen patrol deputies.
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Duties & Responsibilities
The main duties of the Patrol Division are traffic enforcement, responding to calls for assistance, traffic crash investigations, extraditions, crime scene investigations, prisoner transports, serving criminal warrants, civil papers and subpoenas. Additional duties can be assigned and deputies from all divisions often combine to work special events during the year. Some of those events are the North Dakota State Fair, Norsk Hostfest, and high school hockey games, as well as Click it or Ticket and Alcohol Saturation campaigns.

Vacation Watch
The Patrol Division provides extra patrol for businesses or residences where criminal activity is prominent. Vacation watch can be provided to residents who intend to be away from there residence for extended periods of time. Fill out the vacation watch form and print then return it to the Sheriff's Department in order to have a deputy provide extra patrol to your residence while you are away.