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The people behind and at the scene of the Sarasota Police Department
 Bernadette A. Dipino, Chief of Police  Pat Robinson, Deputy Chief of Police

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Deputy Chief Robinson - 2 

Bernadette A. DiPino began her career as a Police Officer with the Baltimore County Police in September of 1985.

In April of 1988 she joined the Police Department for the Town of Ocean City, Maryland where she rose through the ranks from Narcotics Detective to Chief of Police; a position she held for nearly ten years. Chief DiPino joined the Sarasota Police Department in December 2012.
Pat Robinson was selected as the Sarasota Police Department Deputy Chief in June 2015. DC Robinson joined the Sarasota Police Department in 2000.

DC Robinson has served as a Police Officer and Supervisor in both the Patrol Division and the Criminal Investigations Division, serving as a Patrol Officer and Detective prior to being promoted into the supervisory ranks of the Sarasota Police Department.

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Konstantopoulos, Demetri (3)

Jaress, Lori CAPTAIN BARS

Captain Johnathan Todd  Captain Demetri Konstantopoulos  Captain Lori Jaress
     
 Criminal Investigation Division  Patrol Division  Support Services Division
 The primary function of the Criminal Investigation Division is to conduct follow-up investigations of reported crimes. These investigations consist of interviewing suspects, victims and witnesses; analyzing information for validity, reliability and accuracy and compiling a comprehensive and factual case file to be presented in court. The Patrol Division is operational twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Uniformed officers of the Patrol Division respond to approximately 87,000 calls for service per year. The Division also contains the K-9, Traffic and Marine Units, as well as all Special Response Teams, the Homeless Outreach Team, the Crime Prevention Unit and the Volunteer Program. The Patrol Division is commanded by one captain and an Assistant Commander.      The Support Services Division oversees Training, Background and Recruitment, Property and Evidence, Records, MIS (Management Information Systems), Alarms, Payroll and Personnel, Fiscal and Administration, Fleet, Red Light Camera Program, School Crossing Guards and Quartermaster.
     
 

Captain Rieser 

 
  Captain James Rieser   
     
  Professional Standard Division   
   

The Professional Standards Division is commanded by one captain and one assistant commander who holds the rank of Lieutenant. The Professional Standards Division oversees Internal Affairs, Accreditation, Planning and Research, Recruiting and Backgrounds, and the Training Unit.