The Barstow Police Department is divided into three divisions, Patrol, Administrative, and Records
The Patrol Division includes the officers assigned to two patrol shifts; School Resource Officers assigned to the Barstow Unified School District and the volunteer services.
The Support Division includes employees assigned to Investigations, Dispatch, Community Code Compliance Officers and Internal Affairs.
The Records Division processes all department data including paperwork and computer data. Requests for copies of police reports are also handled by the Records Division.