On-view enforcement of local, state and federal laws
General crime prevention
Patrol is divided into three Watches, providing coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A single Patrol Commander oversees the activities of the Patrol Division.
The City of Seaside is geographically divided into beats; a "beat" being the area of responsibility for an assigned officer. Officers patrol their assigned beat, responding to dispatched calls for service or otherwise enforcing laws within that area.