The Derry Police Department is a law enforcement agency that protects residents lives and property and guards individual rights and community values. It undertakes various criminal cases and works with other state, local and federal agencies for ensuring the safety of exchange of information and law enforcement officers and the public. The Derry Police Department maintains an operations division that is comprised of investigative, animal control and patrol units. The department also operates an administrative division that includes records, communications, fleet maintenance and community relation units. Located in Derry, N.H., the Derry Police Department offers gun permit, traffic law enforcement, sexual offense and child abuse prevention, and crime and accident investigation services.