Established in 1992, the St. Paul Police Department- F.O.R.C.E. Unit is also known as Focusing Our Resources on Community Empowerment. It employs several strategies to fight crime and works with various groups and district councils to respond to neighborhood and business crime issues. The unit targets street level narcotic activities and executes search warrants. The F.O.R.C.E. Unit closes, condemns and vacates neighborhood homes that need to be repaired and brought up to code. The St. Paul Police Department also operates crime prevention, missing persons and gang units. It provides sexual offender notification and volunteer services. The department is located in St. Paul, Minn.