The San Jose Police Department is a dynamic, progressive and professional organization that promotes public safety, prevents crimes and provides emergency and nonemergency services. Its homicide unit is tasked with the investigation of all homicides, officer-involved shootings and suspicious deaths. The department s traffic unit enforces traffic laws in order to reduce traffic collisions and to facilitate the safe and expedient flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The San Jose Police Department operates a youth crime prevention program that relies on educational, athletic and other recreational activities to cement a bond between police officers and community youths. Located in San Jose, Calif., the department also maintains a family violence center that offers advocacy services for victims of domestic violence.