The Danville Police Department is a full-service criminal justice agency that works to preserve peace, deter criminal activities, and maintain law and order. It employs more than 40 police personnel, reserve officers and civilians. The department operates an animal control division that relocates stray animals and enforces local and state animal control ordinances. The Danville Police Department provides emergency preparedness and fingerprinting services. It also offers information regarding crime prevention and identity theft, as well as conducts child safety seat inspections. The department supports Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) and vacation house check programs. The Danville Police Department maintains sexual offender registry. It is located in Danville, Calif.