Specialty Units

specialized units

In an effort to best serve the needs of the Town residents, the Police Department maintains several specialty units as manpower and funding permits.

Specially trained Youth Officer Richard Finn visits schools within both the Yorktown & Lakeland School Districts and teaches the D.A.R.E. curriculum.


School Resource Unit
The School Resource unit is comprised of 4 School Resource Officers (SROs) who are assigned to each of the two High Schools and Middle Schools located within the Town of Yorktown.

K-9 Unit
The Department currently maintains a K-9 Unit comprised of one patrol dog and officer handler.


Public Safety Officer
The Public Safety Officer serves as the liaison between the public and the police department regarding vehicle and traffic concerns and various other road and general safety issues.

Code Enforcement
The Community Service Worker is primarily utilized for animal related complaints and incidents.


Accident Investigation
The accident investigation unit is utilized for for the recreation and detailed investigation of serious and fatal motor vehicle accidents