The City of Williams Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that safeguards civil rights and preserves peace, order and safety. It has a neighborhood services division that works to promote and maintain a safe living and working environment. The department also informs and educates the public regarding health and safety issues, as well as empowers community self-help programs. The Williams Police Department additionally serves in issues related to abandoned vehicles, weeds and fire hazards, rubbish and debris, livestock and substandard housing. It has a K-9 unit that that is funded through public and private donations and locates hidden suspects and searches for illegal narcotics.