The De Kalb Police Department offers a range of security services. It focuses on reducing crime and public safety risks. The department provides crime prevention, neighborhood watch and night out services. It conducts drug and gang investigations and offers an educational law enforcement program. The department operates administration, communication, investigation and patrol divisions. Its divisions employ a lieutenant, sergeants and corporals. The department s divisions also monitor the radio traffic of the department and work as a backup dispatch center. The De Kalb Police Department is operated by the City of De Kalb, which also governs fire, public works and engineering service departments.