Established in 1820, the Jersey City Police Department s Investigations Bureau is a full-service law enforcement agency and has more than 100 police officers and over 45 civilian personnel. It provides services through a process of identification, analysis, solution and assessment. Located in Jersey City, N.J., the police department also has other divisions, including criminal investigations, special investigations unit and technical unit. The uniform division consists of patrol division, special operations and crisis negotiations. The Jersey City Police Department s support division is comprised of records unit, telecommunications, jail and animal control. The police department offers various services, including traffic incident management, crime mapping and sex offence controlling. Additionally, the Jersey City Police Department also provides protection against automobiles theft, destruction of private property and harassing phone calls.