Patrol Officers serve a community of 5,917 people. The Patrol Unit is made up of
1 Lieutenant, 1 Sergeant and 7 Patrol Officers who work 12 hour shifts.
Carlinville P.D. K-9 began service in November of 2012. "Capone" is full service
K-9. Due to Capone's passing the Police Department purchased Hawk who was
trained with his new handler Officer Probst. Hawk and Office Probst hit
the streets running on May 7th.
Detective Lawton fields investigations at the police department. Detective
Lawton is certified in Crime Scene Investigations and is the department's range
Operations Response Team (SORT) consists of 9 officers fully certified by the
State of Illinois on January 15th, 2007. S.O.R.T. was trained by
Academy based in Springfield,
Illinois. The S.O.R.T. team has had extensive training and comprised of a
Commander, Team Leader, Asst. Team Leader, door breaches, snipers, and an EMT.