The Syracuse Police Department, established in 1848, employs more than 500 officers and serves over 150,000 individuals. It is a city department that provides law enforcement and various regulatory services, such as crime prevention and investigations, patrolling, drug enforcement and control, and traffic regulation and investigations. The Syracuse Police Department intervenes in cases of domestic violence and provides assistance to victims. The department s investigators interview people, gather documents and evaluate facts related to crimes. Additionally, the department provides a range of services, such as sex offender information, animal control, recovery of stolen property and informational services. The Syracuse Police Department is located in Syracuse, N.Y.