The Maitland Police Department-Administration performs the functions of purchasing, inventory control, and general oversight of the department resources and operations. The 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 Maitland Police Department maintains a citizens police academy that provides training programs related to laws, firearms instruction, defensive tactics and first aid. The police department undertakes a variety of business and home security surveys, as well as conducts neighborhood watch programs. The Maitland Police Department is located in Maitland, Fla.