Special Operations

The Special Operations Division is under the general supervision of Captain Mario Ramirez.  The team consists of a Sergeant, several sworn Detectives, and a civilian part-time Graffiti Abatement Specialist. Two of the Detectives are assigned to regional task forces.

The Special Operations Division Detectives specialize in:

  • Crimes Against Persons.
  • Domestic Violence.
  • Graffiti Abatement.
  • Property Crimes.
  • School Resource Officer / Juvenile Crimes.
  • Street Crimes.


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.


For more information, you may call 408-776-7323, 408-779-2101,
or email Sergeant Purvis.