The Patrol Division of the Moberly Police Department is in operation 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

There are currently 22 officers assigned to four squads who are supervised by a corporal and a sergeant these officers enforce City, State and Federal laws and respond to a variety of emergency and non-emergency dispatched calls for service.

Their duties range from making arrests and responding to crimes in progress, to taking reports on incidents that have already occurred. When they are not responding to calls for service, officers are proactive in crime prevention by patrolling neighborhoods and assisting citizens. Patrol officers also assist other departments within the City when requested.