Although the department serves a population of roughly 18,000, the number of police department employees is small for a city our size. With this comes many challenges as there are many things that are done behind the scenes to maintain professionalism, stay current on laws and operate the department efficiently. Many of these tasks are completed by all ranks within the police department due to staffing contraints. Reviewing the year end report that is at the main page of the police departmetns website gives you an insight as to all that occurs within the department on a yearly basis.