The Mechanicville Police Department consists of three divisions headed by the Chief of Police. The Chief is supported by a detective sergeant and two patrol sergeants, to ensure the consistent operation of the three divisions.
The largest division within the department is the Uniformed Patrol section which is headed by Sergeant Alex Dunn. Uniformed patrol officers, crime scene technicians and traffic units operate out of this division.
The Criminal Investigations Division is headed by Detective Sergeant Bill Rabbitt. This section is responsible for all criminal investigations conducted by the Mechanicville Police Department. Included in this section is the youth services unit which is handles juvenile related investigations.
The Communication & Information Services Section is responsible for receiving and dispatching emergency and non-emergency calls for service. Those assigned to this division are also responsible for the maintenance of Department records, criminal and non- criminal, for the filing of the reports and the records of the Department.