Special Operations

The team consists of a sergeant, several sworn detectives, two detectives assigned to a regional task force, and civilian staff.

The Special Operations Division Detectives specialize in:

  • Crimes Against Persons
  • Domestic Violence
  • Property Crimes
  • School Resource Officer / Juvenile Crimes
  • Street Crimes
  • Youth Diversion
  • Graffiti Abatement
  • Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT)
  • Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT)

For more information about Morgan Hill Police Department's detectives, you may call 669-253-4912 or email Sergeant Purvis.

Responsibilities
Another responsibility of the Special Operations division is to provide specialized, non-patrol services to the community. These services include:

  • Coordination of special events such as Mushroom Mardi Gras, Taste of Morgan Hill, and the Fourth of July Festival
  • Crime prevention
  • Gang enforcement and education
  • Internal affairs investigations
  • Investigation of major crimes and missing persons
  • School related incidents
  • School Resource Officers