The La Porte Police Patrol Division is the largest division of the Police Department
and functions under the command of Assistant Chief Bennie Boles
. As the first responders in most cases, the Patrol Division responds to over 30,000 calls for service annually.
Also included in the Patrol Division are five Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (C.V.E.)/Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) officers certified in commercial vehicle inspections and two traffic enforcement officers.