The patrol division is led by Lieutenant David Ferland.

This division consists of approximately 30 Patrol Officers, K9 Officers, Patrol Sergeants, and a Lieutenant. These members have the primary responsibility of conducting traffic enforcement, responding to both emergency and non-emergency situations as well as conducting criminal and non-criminal investigations. The Patrol Division also utilizes both marked and unmarked police vehicles, a police boat, police bicycles, and ATV's to assist with its patrols. These are the members of the Waterford Police Department who patrol our streets 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days year.

Additionally, this division employs approximately 17 civilian Community Service Officers who assist the officers and the public with fingerprints, prisoners, criminal history checks, and data entry requirements.