Agency Structure

The police department is commanded by the Chief of Police Andrew J. Block.  He is assisted by a command staff of two Lieutenants - Patrol Lieutenant James Kelly and Administrative Lieutenant Kelly Ruddell.  In addition to the command staff, the police department consists of thirty-four sworn officers. Patrol is staffed by four patrol squads of five or six officers, with each squad supervised by a Patrol Sergeant. The UMPD K9 unit works with Patrol and consists of two Officers and their K9 partners. Criminal Investigations is staffed by four detectives and supervised by Lieutenant James Kelly. The Traffic and Community Policing Unit is staffed by Sergeant Pamela Cordura, as well as two Traffic Safety Unit Officers. The UMPD employs five civilian desk clerks and a command staff administrative assistant who are all supervised by an Administrative Lieutenant.