Modesto Police Department is an internationally accredited law enforcement agency. It has various divisions, including support, operations and investigative services. The department also has patrol, crime prevention, internal affairs, media relations, records and k-9 units. The department s crime prevention unit works closely with schools, civic groups, businesses and other city departments. Its business watch program provides security tips and educates businesses on how to detect and deter business crimes. Modesto Police Department has a narcotics enforcement team that reduces street-level drug activities. It offers an intervention and prevention program for parents and their at-risk youths. The department is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies and is located in Modesto, Calif.