The Bradenton Police Department provides crime prevention and law enforcement services to the city of Bradenton, Fla. It intervenes in the cases of murders, aggravated assaults, robberies, burglaries, larcenies, vehicle thefts and sex offenses. The department supports the neighborhood watch program to encourage communication between residents and police. The Bradenton Police Department conducts auto theft seminars funded by a grant from the Florida Auto Theft Prevention Council. In addition, the department offers group presentations on residential security, personal safety, shoplifting prevention, frauds, workplace violence and armed robbery survivals.