The Saco Police Department is a law enforcement agency that prevents crime, preserves peace, and protects residents lives and property. It maintains a criminal investigation division that employs sergeants and detectives and handles cases related to homicide and theft. The department operates a patrol division that investigates accidents and enforces traffic and parking law. The Saco Police Department employs school resource officer and provides animal control services. It also maintains a communication center that responds to emergency and nonemergency calls for service and crime prevention. The department organizes various community policing programs and events and prevents the usage of illegal weapons. The Saco Police Department provides sex offender registration services and is located in Saco, Maine.