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The Patrol Division operates under the direction of Lt. Michael Braddock.

Patrol deputies are responsible for answering and handling all complaint calls and calls for service or assistance from members of the public.  They are responsible for patrolling all county roads and providing a visible presence as a proactive measure to help deter crime. Deputies patrol and enforce state laws and county ordinances throughout all areas of Hempstead County.

Deputies respond to complaint calls and crimes in progress. They take reports, serve warrants, investigate accidents on county roads, and perform a wide array of related duties. They also provide assistance to other law enforcement agencies in Hempstead County and surrounding areas when called upon. Sheriff's Deputies have concurrent jurisdiction throughout both the incorporated and unincorporated areas of the county.