The Watertown Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that enforces ordinances, safeguards constitutional rights, and preserves peace, order and safety. It investigates criminal activities against persons and property through patrol duties answers related calls and provides dispatch services. The Watertown Police Department also assists other city, county and state agencies in arrest and traffic situations, provides escorts, and monitors and controls traffic movement. The department supports the Explorer Program, which provides law enforcement training to students between the ages of 14 and 21. Located in Watertown, S.D., the Watertown Police Department has a record division that manages and processes department reports, requests, firearm permits, registrations and record documents.