he Coon Rapids Police Department is a 24-hour law enforcement agency, handling 50,000 calls for service each year. The Department is authorized 66 sworn MN P.O.S.T. licensed police officers, 10 full-time and 7 part-time support staff and 30 volunteer Reserve Officers. The Department has a Police Chief, a Deputy Chief, 2 Captains, 8 Sergeants, and 7 Detectives -- three of which serve as School Liaison Officers in the High School and both Middle Schools. The department also has a School Liaison Officer at the Bell Center School.
Currently the department has two Canine Officers, four D.A.R.E. Officers and three officers assigned to the Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) unit who work with rental housing communities and businesses in the city. Three officers are also assigned to the Anoka-Hennepin Narcotics and Violent Crime Task Force.