The New York State Police, established in 1917, is a full-service law enforcement agency that maintains various specialized units, such as aviation, marine, motorcycle, bicycle and snowmobile patrol squads and bomb disposal, K-9, scuba and mobile response teams. It protects residents and their property, prevents and detects crime and other violations of law, pursues criminal investigations and arrests criminals. With a station in Pomona, N.Y., the New York State Police organizes a variety of crime prevention events related to conflict resolution, drug and violence prevention, juvenile crime, and general, business, Halloween and school safety. The state police operates a bureau of criminal investigation that undertakes cases related to felony, narcotics, violent and serial crimes, child abuse, sexual exploitation, Internet- and technology-related crime, auto theft, consumer product tampering and organized crime. Headquartered in Albany, N.Y., the New York State Police is accredited by the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Council.