Captain Yetter is the Commander of the Uniform Division. There are 43 merit deputies currently assigned to this division. 

The primary role of the Uniform Division is one of pro-active patrol for crime prevention. Uniform deputies are first responders to all reported criminal activities, ranging from calls that may be as simple as theft and trespassing runs to major events such as murder, suicide, rape and child molestation. Because of the varied nature of their responsibilities, they must be proficient in many areas of investigation. It is the policy of the Division to provide in-service training as time and staffing permit.

In addition to responding to reports of criminal activity, deputies also are required to investigate all traffic crashes where there is a reported injury or where property damage totals more than $1,000. A two man “Accident Reconstruction Team” from the Division is called on to investigate all fatality crashes. 

Another specialized unit within the Division is K-9. Four deputies are trained in handling the Department’s four dogs. These animals are trained in search, apprehension, and drug recognition methods. They are often called upon to search for suspects who have fled on foot from crime scenes as well as to perform searches of vehicles and homes where suspected controlled substances may be hidden. They are also utilized to locate small children or the impaired elderly who have wandered away from their residences. 

The Emergency Response Team (ERT) consists of the Team Commander, Entry Team Leader & Team members, Medic, Sniper, and Negotiators. This unit is called upon to perform high risk warrant service, barricaded suspect situations and hostage taking scenarios. The goal of this unit is always the peaceful resolution to the situation. This team is equipped with specialized lethal and non-lethal weapons.