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Patrol Division

WHAT's New In Patrol Division:

The Box Elder Police Department would like to welcome Officer Jacob Puckett to the agency! 

Jacob came on board November 15, 2021. Jacob was born and raised in Texas. He moved from Texas to California to Colorado and finally settled in South Dakota. Jacob says he chose to settle in the Black Hills because of the amazing scenery and outdoor activities. He enjoys taking nature walks and spending time with his family exploring the outdoors. 

Jacob is quoted; "I am excited to be joining the Box Elder Police Department. I am known for my friendly personality, and always looking to lend a hand."

Should you see Officer Puckett out and about, extend a welcoming hand to a new officer and community friend!

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The patrol division is comprised of two Sergeants and 11 Police Officers. They are responsible for responding to all calls for service within the City, 24 hours a day. The patrol division handles the initial response to all types of calls from quality of life concerns such as noise complaints to serious felonies, property crimes and crimes against persons. They patrol on a constant basis and conduct traffic enforcement across the City. The patrol division’s highway safety program includes 2 “speed trailers” to assist in correcting concerns with speeders, please click on the “speed trailer request” photo below.

The patrol division is also committed to community policing through positive contacts with businesses and residents even when no crime has been reported. They are more than willing to assist with safety talks on a variety of issues for civic and children’s groups, just click on the “Request For Service” button below.

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