Administration is responsible for directing and initiating programs for public and personal safety within the Town of South Windsor. The division analyzes operational and service demands; develops, coordinates, and evaluates departmental operating programs; oversees the department’s role as a resource to the Town and other interested organizations; coordinates with other criminal justice agencies in matters concerning law enforcement and safety; confers with citizens and Town officials on law enforcement problems; selects personnel and enforces discipline and training requirements; directs and coordinates the assignment of personnel and equipment; and supervises special studies and the preparation of reports. The Chief of Police is designated as the Legal Traffic Authority for the Town and as the Municipal Animal Control Officer. The Police Department is also responsible for the operation and administration of the Tyler Regional Animal Care Shelter (TRACS) on Sullivan Avenue. The shelter provides animal care services for the towns of South Windsor, Manchester and East Hartford.