Patrol South Bureau 211 E. Pawnee Wichita, Kansas 67211 (316) 337-9200 Fax (316) 337-9029
Community Policing (316) 462-2777
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The Patrol South Bureau substation is open 24-hours, 7 days a week, year round. A six officer team is assigned to each of the nine patrol beats. They include 4 beat officers, one SCAT officer and one officer serving as a community policing officer. The focus of the beat team is to assess the problems within the beat and work together with the community to develop and implement solutions to those problems. Officers assigned to patrol are dispatched by 911 Emergency Communications and respond to emergencies and service calls. In addition they use information provided by the community policing officer to help implement tailored police services as well as assist with community policing activities.
The South Bureau's Community Policing Officers are based at 321 N Mead and can be reached at 462-2777. The community policing officer is responsible for collecting crime analysis and staffing information and meeting with the patrol officers, neighborhood associations, community groups, and others in order to coordinate police services that are tailored to the unique needs of the beat.
The enforcement unit of community policing is referred to as the Community Enforcement Unit / Special Community Action Team (S.C.A.T.). This unit specializes in street level drug and gang crimes.
Beats for South Bureau Patrol
Community Policing Officer Beat 27
Officer Barry Gomes Community Policing Beat Coordinator