The Niagara Falls Police Department preserves human lives and property, protects public peace and the rights of citizens, prevents crime and disorder, and enforces local, state and federal laws. It maintains a citizen s police academy that provides training programs related to law, firearms instruction, defensive tactics, first aid, patrol procedures and investigations. The department maintains a communication center that provides emergency and nonemergency information and services to various local, state and federal agencies. It has an honor guard that marches in parades, conducts funerals for officers and their family members, and attends wakes and funerals for area officers killed in the line of duty. The Niagara Falls Police Department is located in Niagara Falls, N.Y.