Operations Captain Jennifer Gonzales
Office: (707) 257-9546
Captain Gonzales is the Captain of Operations for the Napa Police Department She oversees three bureaus: Operations, Special Operations, and the Napa Special Investigations (Napa PD personnel). Each bureau is headed by a Lieutenant.
Lieutenant Chase Haag
Office: (707) 257-9376
Lt. Chase Haag is in charge of the Patrol Bureau, which is comprised of seven Sergeants, forty-three Police Officers, and three Community Service Officers. He additionally supervises the Traffic Division, which has a sergeant, three Motor Officers, and two Community Service Officers / Parking Control Officers. Most likely, if you call for police assistance, a Patrol Officer in a black and white police car from the Patrol Bureau will respond. There are over 40 Officers in patrol. These men and women patrol the streets 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Patrol Bureau split into two teams, the 3/12.5 hour and the 10 hours teams. One team works a 3/12.5 schedule, three 12.5-hour days per week with one additional 10-hour day a month and the other team works a 4/10 schedule, four ten-hour days per week. There are three shifts: dayshift, swing shift, and graveyard shift. Napa Patrol Officers duties are many, including what most would consider traditional law enforcement:
-Response to emergency, in-progress crimes
-Conduct on scene investigations, including fingerprinting, photography, interviewing, and interrogation
-Write crime reports documenting incidents
-Arrest and book criminal offenders
-Stop traffic violators and warn or cite the driver
-Patrol an assigned area, checking residential and business areas for illegal activity.
-Facilitate problem solving efforts with members of the community.
Napa Police Officers have the opportunity to work many specialty and ancillary assignments, such as: SWAT, Police Canine, Bicycle Patrol, Crime Scene Specialist, Field Training Officer, Crisis Negotiator, DARE Officer, and Honor Guard.
Lieutenant Brian Campagna
Office: (707) 257-9567
Lt. Brian Campagna is in charge of the Investigations Bureau which is comprised of a Sergeant, six Detectives, and a Forensic Specialist. In addition, he supervises the Special Enforcement Unit, the Youth Services Unit, and Homeless Outreach. The Special Enforcement Unit (SEU) is a unit that focuses on on-going community problems, such as gang crimes and quality of life issues. It is comprised of a Sergeant and four Detectives. The Youth Services Unit is comprised of a Sergeant and three School Resource Officers. In addition, the Police Department has a Youth Services Specialist, who is a certified social worker, and a part time Diversion Specialist. The Unit provides School Resource Officers to the NVUSD schools within the City of Napa at the middle school and high school level. The Diversion Unit provides services to first time non-violent juvenile offenders, working in concert with the Juvenile Justice system. Homeless Outreach is comprised of one full time specialist and one part time specialist. Napa PD Homeless Outreach works to build a rapport with clients while introducing them to the many services available here in Napa County. Homeless Outreach gives those in need a hand up while working to reduce non-emergency calls to vital law enforcement and fire services in Napa County.
Napa Special Investigations Bureau (NSIB)
Lieutenant Gary Pitkin
Office: (707) 253-4458
NSIB Lieutenant Pitkin is in charge of a multi-agency task force that includes personnel from multiple agencies. There are two Napa Police Investigators assigned to the Unit. The primary mission of the Napa Special Investigations Bureau is to provide professional narcotics investigation and enforcement efforts dedicated to identifying, apprehending and prosecuting illegal narcotic and drug traffickers in Napa County. NSIB is committed to directing maximum efforts to make Napa County safe and free from the debilitating effects of drug abuse on our community.
NSIB's stated Goals and Objectives are:
-To develop and train officers to conduct drug investigations effectively, thus enhance the development and performance of conducting investigations, making arrests, and prosecuting drug traffickers.
-To initiate successful investigations aimed at all levels of illegal drug traffickers, with a special emphasis and focus being placed on the mid-level and upper levels of illegal trafficking, i.e., retailers, distributors, wholesalers, manufacturers and smugglers of controlled substances in Napa County.
-To initiate and conduct successful investigations and conduct special enforcement efforts focusing on “street level” traffickers and users of illegal controlled substances which will have a county-wide impact.
-To use a narcotic/drug criminal intelligence network in cooperation with other local, state and federal allied law enforcement agencies, on illegal activities of groups and individuals who are criminally active in the trafficking of illegal controlled substances within the confines of standard practices.
-To develop, maintain and ensure harmonious and professional working relationships with all Napa County and allied law enforcement agencies to ensure a unified and cooperative effort promoting the effectiveness of the NSIB mission, goals and objectives.
-To develop, utilize and maintain an aggressive and efficient use
of all local, state and federal criminal as well as civil statutes to ensure the
maximum effectiveness of the NSIB mission.
-To initiate and conduct financial asset forfeiture and money laundering investigations aimed at narcotic/drug traffickers in an effort to disrupt illegal financial profits derived from illegal drug trafficking.
Homeless Outreach 707-257-9479
Drug Activity Hotline 707-224-3784
Records Bureau 707-257-9281
Napa Police Department
1539 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559-2840
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