Greenboro Police Department provides programs and services for the safety and protection for individual lives and property. It also helps in maintaining order, help needy individuals, and preventing and detecting crime. It additionally formalizes management procedures and provides nondiscriminatory personnel services. The department s service areas include preventing child abuse, controlling substances and alcohol abuse, enhancing dating safety, preventing domestic violence and vandalism, identifying theft and increasing Internet safety. Additionally, it provides protection from terrorism and disasters and works for victim's rights. The department offers a Web site that provides assistance in filing incident and accident reports and also provides reports on new arrests and recent activities. It also provides support for government officials and helps in increasing community awareness. The police department is approved by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Police Executive Research Forum and National Sheriff s Association. The department is located in Greensboro, N.C.