The Narragansett Police Department Patrol Division is broken down into shifts that provide services throughout the community. Each shift has a Lieutenant who is the Shift Commander, two Sergeants who are the Patrolman Supervisors and Patrol Officers.
The Patrol Division utilizes bicycle patrols, foot patrols and criminal justice students who are summer interns that are assigned as Community Safety Officers.
The Patrol Division is responsible for preliminary criminal investigations, motor vehicle accidents and violations of laws and town ordinances. The Patrol Division provides continuous preventative patrols, performs a variety of community services, and acts as first responders to all incidents and emergencies.