The City of Belmont Police Department provides 24-hour crime prevention and law enforcement services. The department is governed by the city of Belmont in North Carolina. It operates criminal investigation, administration and patrol divisions. The City of Belmont Police Department offers traffic rules enforcement and community programs. The department administers the Special Needs Locator Program, which assists during emergency conditions. Its communications center responds to emergency messages received through tapes and electronic signals. The City of Belmont Police Department provides online alarm registration forms. The city government additionally manages finance, fire, and planning and zoning departments. Its public works department is responsible for stormwater management and wastewater treatment operations.