Police bicycles are used to patrol special events, city streets, private property and other areas not easily traversed by foot. They have a positive impact on crime reduction and increase community policing efforts and officer mobility.
The purpose of traffic enforcement is to reduce traffic accidents and injuries and to facilitate the safe and expeditious flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic through the public's voluntary compliance with traffic regulations. The traffic unit does this through a combination of education and enforcement.
The Cottonwood Police Department participates in many community outreach projects and events throughout the year including, Citizens Police Academy, National Night Out, Trunk or Treat, and Shop with a Cop.