The Bentonville Police Department maintains communications, patrol, juvenile, domestic violence, narcotics, K-9 and firearms divisions. It also maintains a special response team and school resource force. The department maintains a citizens academy that provides training classes related to laws, firearms instruction, defensive tactics, first aid, patrol procedures and investigations. The Bentonville Police Department issues auto releases, accident reports, alarm permits, and firearm permits and releases. It also offers various criminal investigation and traffic enforcement services. In addition, the department offers bike patrol, case investigation, gun registration and emergency readiness services to the residents. Located in Bentonville, Ariz., the Bentonville Police Department maintains separate units for animal control, neighborhood watch and crime prevention.