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Captain Hinrichs 12.23.13The Support Division provides the resources and systems necessary for front line operations through the Communications (dispatch) section, property and evidence, and records and reception. The Support Division has one Captain, two Lieutenants, two non-sworn supervisors, five police officers, four CSO’s, two CES’s and seventeen civilian support staff including; communications specialists, records clerks, and property and evidence personnel. Captain Jeff Hinrichs is the Support Division Commander and may be reached at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   

Community Resource Unit

The Community Resource Unit consists of School Resource Officers, Community Service Officers (CSO's), Community Education Specialists (CES's) and traffic officers.

Communications Supervisor Carrie Hjertstedt

Communications Center

The Albany Police Department provides emergency police dispatching services within the city limits of Albany. The Communications Center is supervised by Carrie Hjertstedt. She can be reached by phone at 541-917-3213 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Albany Police has 10 full time Communications Specialists who dispatch 9-1-1 emergency services for the citizens of Albany 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Property and Evidence

The Property and Evidence section is supervised by Lieutenant Chris Carter who can be reached by  phone at 541-917-3248 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Property and Evidence is staffed Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by two Property and Evidence Specialists, Debbi Buchert and Holly McPartlin.

Records Section

The Records Section is supervised by Mike Peaslee. He can be reached by phone at 541-917-3218 and by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .