The Clute Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that preserves peace, maintains social order and safeguards civil rights. It operates administration, patrol, criminal investigation, K-9 and animal control divisions. The department supports the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program, which focuses on the prevention of illegal usage of drugs, gang activities and violent behavior. The Clute Police Department also maintains a communication division that answers emergency and nonemergency calls for police, fire and medical services. It hosts a citizens police academy that provides various opportunities to citizens to participate in the department s operations. In addition, the department offers fingerprinting services and employs school resource officers. The Clute Police Department is located in Clute, Texas.