The Detective Bureau, operated by the Amherst Police Department, conducts criminal investigations and inspections. The bureau offers patrol and consulting services. It also maintains database for fingerprints and crime scene photographs. The bureau also conducts sexual and domestic assault investigations. In addition, the Detective Bureau employs a staff of detectives, patrol officers, and administrative and support personnel. The bureau conducts narcotics violation investigations. It investigates juvenile issues and crimes. The Amherst Police Department offers a range of law enforcement and consulting services. The department operates through operations, administration and support services divisions. The Amherst Police Department offers online incident reporting and parking management services.