The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division consists of 25 full-time deputies to include the Patrol Division Lieutenant, 4 Patrol Sergeants, 18 Patrol Deputies and 2 Transport Deputies.
From the patrol division deputies are chosen through specific qualifications to maintain positions on special teams. These teams include the tactical response team and bomb team. One scheduled day per month is designated for deputies assigned to special teams for training. Stringent qualifications, requirements and expectations are enforced to hold a position within these teams.
The Patrol Division also trains as an entity 1 day per month. The training day consists not only of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements to maintain their license, but also job essential topics in a wide variety of areas. This helps to ensure the competent, professional delivery of law enforcement services to the public through educated and well trained deputies. Deputies within the Patrol Division are also offered and have the ability to attend out-of-house continued education relevant to their field.