The Saline County Sheriff's Department, located in Marshall, Mo., is a full-service law enforcement agency that preserves peace and safety and safeguards citizens rights. It supports Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), which is an international education program that seeks to prevent the use of illegal drugs, membership in gangs and violent behavior. The Saline County Sheriff's Department employs a staff of more than 35 full- and part-time sworn officers. The department has a road division that is responsible for investigations, residence and business checks, civil and criminal paper services, transporting prisoners and general patrol. In addition, it maintains jail, communication and civil divisions. The Saline County Sheriff's Department provides various online crime statistics and maps, as well as crime reporting applications.