Michigan State Police is a full-service law enforcement agency that protects residents lives and their property and safeguards individual rights and community values. It offers services for managing traffic and emergency incidents and protecting public and state assets. Michigan State Police provides a variety of online services, such as sex offender registries, handgun safety instructor searches, statewide crash records and criminal background checks. The agency supports the Teaching, Educating, And Mentoring (T.E.A.M.) program, which is a proactive effort to make schools and communities safer, as well as promotes responsible citizenship and positive character traits among students. Established in 1917, Michigan State Police maintains a station in Brighton, Mich.