Police Divisions

The Riverside Police Department has the following divisions available:
  • Communications
  • Investigations
  • Patrol
  • Records
  • Traffic
  • Parking

Communications Division


The Communications Division is under the guidance of Deputy Chief William Gutschick and consists of four full time and five part time communications officers (dispatchers).

You may email Deputy Chief Gutschick with any additional questions.
Police in Village Hall

Investigations Division


The Investigations Division is supervised by Operations Lieutenant Frank Lara and is responsible for all follow up investigations and major cases.

You may email Operations Lieutenant Lara with any additional questions.

Patrol Division


The Patrol Division consists of three shifts. All shifts include a Sergeant and four patrol officers. You may contact shift sergeants at:

Records Division


The Records Division is responsible for maintaining all police department reports.

You may email Sheryl Rini-Lara, Records Supervisor with any additional questions.

Traffic Division


The Traffic Division deals with any traffic related issue and is currently directed by Sergeant Leo Kotor.

You may email Sergeant Miller with any additional questions.

Parking Division


The Parking Division deals with any parking related issues or questions and is managed by Communications Officer Lynda Gutierrez

You may email Communications Officer Gutierrez with any additional questions.