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.