The Carver County Sheriff's Office provides statutory law enforcement coverage throughout Carver County. In doing so, the Sheriff provides county-wide response to calls for service, transports prisoners and staffs the courts for security, serves civil process and warrants, conducts criminal investigations, processes crime scenes and operates a crime lab, has a recreational services unit that conducts training and enforcement of laws surrounding boating, snowmobile and ATV safety and operation, collaborates on dive team operations and conducts drug investigations as a partner in the South West Metro Drug Task Force. The Sheriff's Office participates through a joint powers agreement in the Tri-City Tactical Team. The Sheriff also operates the County Jail, as well as the only 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) in the county from which it dispatches all police, fire and medical calls for service. The Sheriff's Office also partners with cities, townships and school districts in Carver County to provide contract law enforcement services in local communities and school districts.