Founded in 1932, serves the police all over the island O'ahu, covering over 600 square miles (1600 km ²) in area with just over 900,000 residents and more than four million annual visitors. The island is divided into 8 patrol districts, which are then divided into sectors and beats. The HPD currently has more than 2,500 employees, of whom 2134 are in full-time sworn officers. A 2003 Justice Department report listed in the HPD that the 21 most police in the country.
Unlike the other 49 States, Hawai'i is not a state police agency or individual city agencies, law enforcement is the responsibility of the individual county governments. The HPD is nationally approved by the Commission on accreditation for law enforcement agencies (Calea).
Official Site: www.honolulupd.org