The Angola City Police Department is a law enforcement agency that works to enforce laws, preserve peace, and protect lives and property, as well as safeguard civil rights. It employs more than 35 sworn police and reserve officers. The department also has various full- and part-time dispatchers and school crossing guards who support patrol operations. The Angola City Police Department hosts Project ChildSafe, which is a nationwide firearms safety education program that distributes safety kits to children. In addition, it conducts child safety seat checks, as well as maintains a sexual offender registry. The Angola City Police Department works under the government of Angola, Ind., which additionally operates fire, wastewater, street, parks, engineering and economic development departments.