The Special Operations Division is managed by Captain Dave Pierson. Captain Pierson graduated from the University of Central Florida and was hired in 1988 with the City of St. Cloud. He has worked in many different areas within the Police Department and currently oversees the Special Operations Division.
The Special Operations Division Captain oversees:
Code Enforcement Unit
The department's budget
Public Information Officer (PIO)
School Resource Officers (SROs)
The Traffic Unit
Special Operations Division
The Special Operations Division consists of:
One Procurement Inventory Specialist
One Task Force Agent
The Special Operations Division is also responsible for vehicle and building maintenance, as well as outfitting each officer and staff with the required equipment necessary for their job duties. The Special Operations Captain is also the Commander over the SW.A.T. team and all specialized vehicles.