COMMUNITY SERVICES TEAM (CST)
The Community Services Team was created by Chief Joe Hall in November 2012. The Unit, lead by Sergeant Bryan Dorman, includes Officer Randy "Tag" Tagliarini, and Crime Analyst/Crime Prevention Practitioner, Lyn Bryan. The Team is responsible for providing the citizens of Bartow with programs designed to enhance the quality of life.
The concept of the CST Unit involves utilizing a multi-agency approach to problem solving. Members of the CST will partner with other agencies such as Code Enforcement, the Fire Department, the State Attorney's Office, Bartow Chamber of Commerce. and a variety of community organizations, and civic groups, in order to identify chronic crime or nuisance issues.
The 2016 Citizens Police Academy Group learning how to run radar and laser devices
MONTHLY CHIEF'S CHATS
The Monthly Chief's Chats are held each on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 AM at a local restaurant. This is an opportunity for citizens to sit down and speak one-on-one to the Police Chief and his some of his staff. The event is very informal and encourages open dialogue. For more information and detail about the next scheduled Chief's Chat call CST Coordinator Lyn Bryan at 863-534-5034.
CST emphasis continues to be:
Investigating chronic crime problems and nuisance complaints from citizens.
Assisting in Crime Prevention activities and programs such Neighborhood and Business Crime Watch Groups.
Utilizing targeted enforcement tactics.
Working with community groups to identify priority problems and neighborhood issues.
Regularly meeting and communicating with detectives and patrol officers to regarding chronic problems.
For more information, or if you have any concerns or issues, you may contact Deputy Chief Bryan Dorman at 863-534-5034, or email: Bdorman.firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Service Programs Include:
Bartow Neighborhood Crime Watch
Combat Auto Theft
Citizens Police Academy
Bartow Police Explorer Post 631
Monthly Chief's Chat