The Mount Vernon Police Department, also known as MVPD, offers a range of crime prevention and law enforcement services. The department is operated by the government of the city of Mount Vernon in New York, which works for the welfare of the general public. The Mount Vernon Police Department works for the protection of lives and properties. The department focuses on the preservation of the rights of the city s residents. It responds to events that threaten public order. The Mount Vernon Police Department operates detective, youth and internal affairs services. IN addition, the department offers support, patrol and investigative services.