The police department consists of patrol officers, patrol supervisors, criminal investigators, school resource officers, a school-crossing guard, police chief and the assistant police chief. Civilian positions include communications officers, communications supervisor, and records clerks. Supplementing this paid staff are the volunteer police reserves. Also included in the police department is Sachse Animal Control, with two animal control officers. Patrol officers are on duty 24 hours each day, 365 days per year. Also, a communications officer is always on duty to take your call for assistance.