Respect - Integrity - Service - Equality

800 West First Street, Suite #300
Craig, Colorado 81625
Phone: 970-826-2360
Fax: 970-824-5706

badge-300wide.jpgThe Operations Division provides services through Patrol, Community Service and School Resource Sections, as well as overseeing the department Chaplains Program.  The Division consists of employees assigned to the following areas:

  • 1 Division Commander
  • 3 Patrol Sergeants,
  • 3 Corporals (Field Training Officers)
  • 8  Patrol Officers (1 K-9 Officer)
  • 2 School Resource Officers; and
  • 2 Community Service Officers. 

jerry-delong.jpgDivision Commander- Jerry DeLong, is responsible for management and supervision of this division.  He can be reached at (970) 826-2364 or at jdelong@craigpolice.org

Patrol Division - is responsible for the day-to-day enforcement of Municipal and State Laws, and ensuring the safety of the community.  The safety of the motoring public is a primary responsibility of the Patrol Division.  To accomplish this officer’s use the latest in radar speed detection technology and are trained in accident investigation and DUI enforcement.  Patrol division has several opportunities for the growth of the officers that include: School Resource Officer, Bike Patrol Officer, and being a member of the Special Response Team (SRT). 


School Resource Officers - These officers teach D.A.R.E., visit classrooms, collaborate with teachers to provide a safe educational environment, and handle calls that occur on the school grounds.

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Special Response Team - in partnership with the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office the department provides a unified Special Response Team, which deploys for critical incidents such as: hostage situations, barricaded suspects, and service of high-risk search and arrest warrants. The safety and preservation of all human life is the team’s primary goal.  The Special Response Team is specially trained and equipped to resolve critical high-risk situations through negotiations or tactics.

Community Service Officers –  enforce code violations directly related to weeds, junk vehicles, public nuisances and animals.