Detective Division

Responsibilities

The Detective Division serves investigative functions for the department. Members assigned to this function have been promoted from the Patrol Division, work in plainclothes and perform the following functions:

  • Act as a liaison with representatives from federal, state, county, and other municipal agencies, and exchange information concerning known criminals and criminal activity
  • Assist in primary investigations when requested
  • Clear crimes through arrest and recovery of stolen property, execute search warrants and apprehends fugitives
  • Conduct follow-up felony investigations initiated by the Patrol Division, as well as certain misdemeanors as deemed appropriate
  • Coordinate information with prosecuting agencies during investigations for upcoming court cases

Training

Detectives received additional training in many specialized areas, including but not limited to:

  • Arson Investigation
  • Asset Forfeiture
  • Auto Theft
  • Crime Scene and Evidence Processing
  • FBI Safe Streets Task Force
  • Firearms and Ballistics
  • Gang Intelligence and Investigation brochure (pdf)
  • Homicide Investigation
  • Interview and Interrogation
  • Juvenile Law and Procedure
  • Narcotics Investigation
  • Public Information
  • Sex Offender Management
  • Sexual Assault Investigation

Staff

Personnel: 13 Detectives, including 2 CSU, and 3 Police Officers