The Operations Division of the Cumberland Police Department provides police patrols 24/7 in the Town of Cumberland. The Operations Division is responsible for responding to calls for service and includes a motor cycle and bike patrol unit.
After the initial investigation by a patrol officer, a case may be assigned to a detective. The Investigations Division is responsible for the follow-up investigations of crimes such as crimes against persons or property, fraud and financial crimes, shoplifting, auto theft, juvenile crime, elder abuse, domestic violence, and child abuse.
Administration is primarily responsible for functions that relate to the overall operation of the Department. Administrative activities include payroll, training, property & evidence, development, and management of accreditation.
The Volunteer Division consists of volunteers who have completed the reserve training academy and have full police powers. Volunteer officers fill in for full-time officers and supplement additional patrol.