The Tuckahoe Police Department provides law enforcement services and works to maintain a peaceful and safe environment. It is comprised of more than 25 sworn officers and full- and part-time civilian employees. The department operates patrol, detective and child safety seat units. The Tuckahoe Police Department maintains an animal control unit that responds to animal nuisance complaints and provides animal licensing services. It has an emergency response team that handles high-risk situations. The department supports Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), which is a classroom program that helps to prevent drug abuse and violence among children. The Tuckahoe Police Department is a New York State Law Enforcement Accredited Agency. It is located in Tuckahoe, N.Y.