The Franconia Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that operates various divisions, including criminal, special and technical investigation units. It operates a crime lab that is staffed with forensic experts, medical examiners, crime lab technicians and photographic service personnel. The Franconia Police Department offers a range of forensic services and programs, such as drug, firearms and ammunition, DNA and breath-alcohol analysis and identification programs. It also offers photographic and digital imaging and expert witness testimony services. The Franconia Police Department operates a group of volunteer amateur radio operators who provide auxiliary communication services during emergencies, earthquakes, civil disturbances and other disasters. It operates an explosive ordnance disposal squad that identifies and disposes of improvised hazardous devices, explosive contraband, small arms ammunition and chemicals. The Franconia Police Department is located in Franconia, Va.