Patrol Division Captain Nori Rhodes 903-654-4919, Email Nori Rhodes
Captain Rhodes oversees the day to day operations of the patrol division and the supervision of the Dispatch Center. Her duties include supervising the department's training officer, and serves as the field training unit coordinator and is responsible for the department's equipment, and vehicle fleet management. She also coordinates the department's off-duty security employment, assists with investigating personnel complaints, and manages various state and federal grants.
The Patrol Division is the largest and most visible component of the department. Officers are assigned to work 12-hour shifts, which are led by the Captain and Lieutenant, and each shift is led by a sergeant and a corporal.
Officers receive various types of advanced training and are assigned to the Motorcycle Unit, Narcotics Task Force, K-9 Officer, Alcohol Breath Test Operator, Firearms Instructor, Accident Investigations, Crime Prevention Officer, and Training and Equipment Officer.
The Dispatch Center includes eight fulltime telecommunicators, part-time telecommunicators, and one Communications supervisor that are assigned to work 12-hour shifts in conjunction with the patrol officers. Each shift is assigned two fulltime telecommunicators to answer the annual 77,000 non-emergency phone calls and 25,000 calls to 9-1-1. The telecommunicators are also responsible for dispatching nearly 6,000 EMS and Fire calls for the Corsicana Fire Department.
In addition, the Division includes five part-time School Crossing Guards that are assigned to Fannin, Carroll, Drane, and Bowie Elementary Schools.