Located in North Suffolk, the Second Precinct is responsible for six patrol zones and encompasses approximately 25% or 120 of the City’s 430 square miles. The precinct covers 6 of the Department’s 18 patrol districts. Additionally, the Departments Special Operations Division personnel including auxiliary officers, a Property Crimes Detective and the Neighborhood Enforcement Team North all work out of the Second Precinct. Approximately 40% - 45% of the city’s calls for service are generated out of this area and approximately 35% of the uniform patrol staff is assigned to this precinct.
Captain Janet Brandsasse joined the Suffolk Police Department in September of 1995 and has worked in various areas of the department to include Uniform patrol, Investigations and Administration. She was appointed to the rank of Captain in 2014. She is a graduate of the 246th session of the FBI National Academy and the Command Officer Management Program 2014. Captain Brandsasse’s educational achievements include a Bachelor of Science Degree from Old Dominion University and a Master of Legal Services Degree from West Virginia University. In addition, Captain Brandsasse retired from the United States Navy Reserve with 25 years of service.