Administrative Division

The Administration Division is responsible for a majority of the support functions for the Sparks Police.  The Administration Division consists of the Communications Section, the Records Section, the Terminal Agency Coordinator and Information Technology.  The Administration Division is managed by a civilian Administration Division Manager.

Overall the Administration Division is responsible for:  dispatching emergency and non‑emergency police, fire and medical calls for service; maintaining all official department records with an organized filing, microfilming and imaging systems; performing data entry of all police reports, citations and investigations; providing technical support for the department’s computer systems, process Department statistics, compile and audit Uniform Crime Reports (UCR); processing a variety of work permits and business license applications including but not limited to alcoholic beverage and gaming; performing data entry of all arrest warrants into the Sparks Police Records Management System (RMS), NCIC, and NCJIS; providing Terminal Agency Coordinator function to validate all department warrants, missing/unidentified person records and stolen articles listed in National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and Nevada Criminal Justice Information Services (NCJIS); providing police assistant function to facilitate citizen reports and referrals; and providing Information Technology support for all computer systems within the Department including but not limited to servers, mobile data computers, personal computers, Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management Systems.

Our Community

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Notice regarding COVID-19

Effective June 15th, 2020: Sparks Police will begin to open in-person Non-Essential Services. An Appointment is Required for All in-person services in our ID Unit, to be consistent with the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery plan. The health and safety of our community and our staff members are of the utmost importance. We ask for your patience during this difficult time as there may be longer than usual waiting times. For more information please contact the Records Department at (775) 353-2279.

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