Patrol Division

The primary function of the Patrol Division of the Bowie Police Department is to provide consistent, highly visible and preventative patrol strategies to deter crime for the residents of Bowie. Patrol is a 24-hours a day, seven days a week responsibility. Four patrol squads fall under the direction of two lieutenants. 

Duties include:

  • Responding to calls for service 
  • High visibility patrols 
  • Crime prevention 
  • Maintenance of the public order 
  • Traffic enforcement 
  • Writing reports