Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau includes:
  • Crime Analysis
  • Investigations
  • Personnel
  • Property and Evidence
  • Records
  • Scientific Services

Investigations Division


The Investigations Division is divided into Crimes Against Persons and Crimes Against Property. The Crimes Against Persons Division includes homicide, robbery, assaults, and child abuse. The Crimes Against Property Division includes burglary, theft, fraud, and forgery. The detectives conduct preliminary and follow up investigations and obtain evidence leading to the apprehension and prosecution of adult and juvenile offenders.

Records Division


The Records Division manages all of the associated reports and records required to move cases, paperwork and people through the Criminal Justice System.

Property & Evidence Unit


The Property and Evidence Unit stores, catalogs and manages more than 50,000 evidence items collected by the Department's Officers and Detectives annually. The unit manages seized evidence until such time that it is transferred to the court or ordered destroyed.

Scientific Services


The Scientific Services Section collects, preserves and analyzes evidence to be used in connection with the investigation of criminal cases, which includes documentation of crime scenes, reconstruction of crimes and identification of perpetrators.

Crime Analysis Unit


The Crime Analysis Unit is responsible for statistical reports, producing informational flyers regarding crime alert information for our citizens and recognizing trends in crime patterns to better assist our patrol deployment.

Personnel & Background Unit


The Personnel and Background Unit is responsible for recruiting and conducting pre-employment investigations of police applicants. The Personnel Unit maintains all personnel files, hires the department staff, and ensures that the staff is properly equipped and supported.