The Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) is a professionally trained, positive, community customer focused Army law enforcement and access control organization that is responsive to the needs of not only the commander but the civilian community. DES is the chief law enforcement office on the installation and provides the community with 24 hour police support to maintain good order and discipline, safety and security for all those who live and or work on Fort Buchanan.

Establishes safety and security checkpoints to ensure the safety of all Soldiers, Family Members and Civilians on the installation.
The Police Investigations (PI) office is usually responsible for the investigation of crimes, such as crimes against property under $5,000.00 and crimes against persons except murder and rape (handled by the CID) committed on a military installation, but they may investigate other crimes in certain circumstances
The Fort Buchanan Police Department ASSISTs members of the Fort Buchanan community by providing guidance on law enforcement, emergency response, and security issues. PROTECTs the community with 24-hour law enforcement, force protection, and community assistance while maintaining liaison with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. DEFENDs good order and discipline by enforcing the rule of law and policies of the Garrison Commander and the Installation Management Command Commanding General.
Admin records hours, background checks, information and requirements.
The mission of the Traffic Section is to promote safety for all citizens through, education, engineering, and high-visibility, proactive, traffic enforcement. The primary goal is the prevention of personal injury and property damage due to unsafe road conditions and traffic collisions.
All personnel (including but not limited to active duty, retired, National Guard, and reserve military and their family members; Department of Defense employees and their family members; and civilians who are not affiliated with Fort Buchanan) who will be maintaining (storing) Privately Owned Fire (POF), explosives, or ammunition or any type of Privately Owned Weapons (POWs) on the installation must register at the Physical Security Office, Building 399, no later than the end of the third duty day after arrival on the installation. If already living in quarters immediately after obtaining the POFs. DO NOT take firearms into the registration location.