Patrol Division

The Patrol Division is the law enforcement arm of the Cameron County Sheriff’s Office.  Deputies patrol the unincorporated sections of Cameron County. Patrol deputies respond to citizens’ calls for assistance, conduct traffic enforcement, investigate traffic accidents and investigate reports of crime or suspected criminal activity in unincorporated Cameron County. Many patrol deputies began their career with the Cameron County Sheriff’s Office as detention officers.

After going through a rigorous selection process, officers are assigned to field training. With the successful completion of field training, new deputies are usually assigned to patrol. With offices in the northern and southern parts of the county, the Patrol Division also includes: