The Lynnwood Police Department provides community policing and crime prevention services. It offers a variety of public safety and support services related to unlawful activities. The department operates various specialized units and bureaus for traffic management, narcotics enforcement, criminal investigation and patrol services. The Lynnwood Police Department, through its traffic unit, offers education, engineering and enforcement programs for traffic movement and management. The department's Bureau of Field Operations consists of special tasks, animal control and reserve units. Its crime prevention section provides educational programs and information to businesses, schools and residential communities. The Lynnwood Police Department maintains an office in Lynnwood, Wash.