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Services

In addition to enforcing the law and preventing crime, the New York City Police Department provides residents, workers, businesses, and visitors with a range of services, as well as important information about various law enforcement-related topics, including security surveys, property protection, victims' rights, permits and licenses, and how to locate a towed vehicle. The department uses various platforms in an effort to locate suspects in criminal cases, as well as missing persons. The department also provides a tips hotline called Crime Stoppers, which is jointly run with the NYC Police Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes public safety in New York City.