The Fort Wayne Police Department is a full-service, professional agency that has an authorized strength of more than 460 sworn officers. The department s officers patrol the city s streets, answer calls for service and work with the community to alleviate crime. Its staff members include police officers, certified jailers, code enforcement officers, crime scene technicians, record room employees, communication operators and dispatchers. The police department offers various services, including traffic incident management, crime mapping and investigation of sexual offenses. The Fort Wayne Police Department operates a group of volunteer amateur radio operators who provide auxiliary communication services during emergencies, earthquakes, civil disturbances and other disasters. It operates an explosive ordnance disposal squad that identifies and disposes of improvised hazardous devices, explosive contraband, small arms ammunition and chemicals. The Fort Wayne Police Department is located in Fort Wayne, Ind.