Founded in 1922, Louisiana State Police works to safeguard the lives and properties of residents, businesses and visitors, as well as maintain social law and order. The department has a staff of more than 1,000 people. It focuses on preserving peace and security for residents and visitors. Louisiana State Police provides information regarding domestic violence, sexual offender and emergency situations. Its Louisiana State Police Training Academy offers various courses, such as pursuit policy training workshops, strategic self defense and grappling tactics, and emergency and pursuit driving. Louisiana State Police has an online reporting system that allows people to report incidents involving suspicious and criminal activities. It is operated by the state of Louisiana.