The mission of the Long Beach Police Department, which includes its divisions such as Long Beach Chief of Police Office, is to make the city of Long Beach, Calif., one of the state s safest large cities. Long Beach Chief of Police Office is lead by the chief of police. Other divisions of the department include investigations, patrol, administration and support bureaus. The department strives to reduce crime by impacting violent crime through the identification of crime trends and the application of innovative strategies to reduce criminal activity and improve the quality of life. Its professional services are meant to leverage the use of Long Beach Police Department s assets and resources by maximizing organizational efficiency.