The Chief of Police is responsible for the overall management and daily operations of the Clarksburg Police Department. He provides services to maintain the safety of officers and citizens. The Chief of Police strives to promote an environment receptive to tourism, visitors, economic growth and the preservation of city. In addition, he nurtures public trust. The Clarksburg Police Department supports Drug Abuse Resistance Education, which is an international education program that seeks to prevent the use of illegal gangs, membership in gangs and violent behavior. The department prevents crime, protects residents lives and their properties and suppresses criminal activities. The Clarksburg Police Department is located in Clarksburg, W.Va.