The Operations Division is the largest division within the Town and Country Police Department. The division is commanded by Captain Mike DeFoe with the support of Lieutenants John Flanagan and Dan Wilkey.
In addition to Captain DeFoe and the Lieutenants, the division consists of four Sergeants and sixteen Officers.The majority of the division’s assets are allocated to Patrol Operations, and the remaining assets are allocated to the Field Training Officer (FTO) program and Traffic Enforcement/Vehicle Crash Investigation Officers.The Operations Division is staffed twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year and is regarded at the backbone of the organization.
Our organization prides itself on maintaining the highest standard of trained and motivated Officers which is accomplished through continued training opportunities.To accomplish this initiative, many Officers assigned to the Operations Division assume diverse secondary roles which are supplemental to their primary duties.These roles include:
Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) Spray Instructors
Active Shooter Instructors
Defensive Tactics Instructors
Speed Detection Instrument Instructors
Breathalyzer Instrument Instructors
Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) Instructors
The Operations Division Officers are the most visible representatives of our organization.They deliver a variety of services to our community that solidify our mission of providing an exemplary level of service and protection to the City of Town & Country, its residents, businesses, schools, faith-based organizations, and to all who may visit or travel through our community. By virtue of professional conduct, the members of the Town & Country Police Department will enforce criminal and traffic laws without prejudice or bias, with respect for the rights of all people, and to effectuate a safe and secure environment for all.