The Paradise Valley Police Department, located in Paradise Valley, Ariz., is a full-service law enforcement agency. It operates a communication center that maintains a multichannel police system and provides communication services for police, fire and emergency medical calls. The Paradise Valley Police Department supports Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), which is an international education program that seeks to prevent the usage of illegal drugs, gang activities and violent behavior. The department s K-9 division performs duties related to building and vehicle searches, tracking criminals and crowd control. The Paradise Valley Police Department offers a variety of services to residents, businesses and visitors, such as concealed weapon permits, fingerprinting, domestic violence help, and parking and traffic law enforcement.