Howard County Department of Police offers traffic enforcement and safety programs. It provides occupant and automobile theft protection and impaired driving services. The department maintains a speed monitoring and awareness radar team who provides training sessions in the use of radar equipment and offers data collection services. Howard County Department of Police conducts reviews and installs alarms and monitoring systems. It operates an automated enforcement division that monitors alarms and registers alarm companies and users. The department s animal control division investigates animal cruelty cases, unwanted pets and animals and conducts humane education programs. Howard County Department of Police offers patrolling services of bicycles and motorcycles. It is a part of Howard County.