The Rock Mount Police Department has more than 165 employees. Its animal control unit picks up stray or diseased animals within the city. The department s traffic safety unit enforces state and local motor vehicle laws. The Rock Mount Police Department operates a criminal investigation division that handles homicide, rape, robbery, burglary and vehicle theft cases. Its patrol division responds to service calls and conducts preliminary criminal investigations. The department also provides a variety of crime prevention and community outreach services to better educate the community and to build partnerships between the community and the police department. The Rock Mount Police Department is located in Rock Mount, N.C.