The Sheboygan Police Department offers several public safety services. Its community policing unit offers drug prevention programs and conducts training classes for new officers. The department s emergency response team responds to high-risk situations, including barricaded subjects, hostage calls and civil disturbances. The Sheboygan Police Department operates a street crime unit that concentrates on gang activities and specializes in investigating property crimes and narcotic offenses. Located in Sheboygan, Wis., the department also has a dive team that promotes water safety and performs searches for evidence. The Sheboygan Police Department additionally manages specialized motorcycle and canine units and operates the Sheboygan Police Benevolent Association, which sponsors social, athletic and educational programs for community youths.