The Kennebec County Sheriff's Office is a law enforcement agency that provides services in Kennebec County, Maine. Established in 1799, it employs more than 120 sworn officers. The department operates a correctional facility and detention center that houses over 150 convicted criminals. It offers a variety of services, such as crime prevention, neighborhood watch, personal and home safety, crime reporting, identity theft and business crime prevention. The Kennebec County Sheriff's Office maintains several units, such as patrol enforcement, criminal investigation, crime scene investigations, civil process, criminal warrant service, canine, lake enforcement, and vice and narcotics. In addition, the office has special divisions for property and evidence, training, communications and community-oriented policing. The Kennebec County Sheriff's Office is located in Augusta, Maine.