The Oxford Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that prevents crime, protects residents lives and their properties and suppresses criminal activities. Located in Oxford, Ohio, the department employs a staff of more than 15 full- and part-time sworn officers, civilians and community volunteers. It operates detective and evidence units. The Oxford Police Department has a property officer who manages evidence for cases and oversees the impounding of vehicles and their release. In addition, the department maintains a patrol division, as well as offers various support and community services for residents. It offers a community-oriented policing program. The department maintains a K-9 unit that handles cases related to drug intervention, tracking, and searches for persons, buildings and evidences.