Patrol Operations Command

About the Division

The Operations Command includes three divisions led by two Captains; Precinct I, Precinct II, and Special Operations. These divisions compose the majority of sworn personnel on the Department. The Special Operations Division includes the:
  • Auxiliary Unit
  • K-9 Unit
  • Marine Patrol
  • Motor Carrier Unit
  • School Resource Officers
  • Search and Rescue
  • Traffic Unit
Additionally, Operations Command oversees the Department's Dive and Mobile Field Force Teams.

About Major McCarley 

Major John  McCarley joined the Suffolk Police Department in 2002 and has worked in various areas of the Police Department, to include Uniform Patrol, Investigations, Professional Standards, and Administration. He was promoted to the rank of Major in 2022 and serves as the Deputy Chief of Operations. Major McCarley is a graduate of the 285th session of the FBI National Academy.

Major McCarley