Founded in 1937, Nebraska State Patrol is a statewide, full-service law enforcement agency that promotes public safety, identifies and solves criminal cases and safeguards citizens rights. It is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The agency s officers work with communities to improve public safety, enforce traffic and drug law, investigate crimes, and enforce the laws and regulations pertaining to motor carriers. State Patrol maintains a K-9 unit that undertakes various issues related to drug intervention, tracking, and searches for persons, buildings and evidence. It also maintains air wing, capitol security, internal affairs, investigative services and traffic enforcement divisions. State Patrol maintains an office in Scottsbluff, Neb.