The Support Services Section provides a variety of support functions for the Police Department including community outreach programs, public relations events, and media relations. The Support Services Section consists of a police sergeant, two Community Resource Officers (CRO) and a Crime Prevention Officer (CPO). Their duties and assignments focus on public relations, community partnerships, education, and department communications through social media and traditional media outlets. Support Services is responsible for managing and implementing many department programs to include: VASC (Volunteers Assisting the Sparks Community); Neighborhood Watch; Hide, Lock & Take, NNORCA (Northern Nevada Organized Retail Crime Alliance) and Citizens Police Academy Training.
Support Services also coordinates the following programs: Crime Free Multi-Housing development, participation in 360 Blueprint mentoring program, community BBQ events, department recruitment efforts, department social media management & strategies, and the Sparks area retailer Summons Program to name a few.
For more information about any of these programs, recruitment or community outreach, contact Support Services (775) 353-2299.