The Criminal Investigation Division, under the Support Services Bureau, consists of seven investigators, a crime scene/evidence custodian, an administrative assistant, a case file clerk, and a GCIC Technician. The Division is supervised by a Captain, Lieutenant, and Sergeant.
One of the investigators is designated as Juvenile Officer, who was instrumental in the creation of the local Child Abduction Response Team (CART). This team was recognized as the first police department in the state to received CART certification. The Division has two investigators who specialize in arson investigations, and one investigator who specializes in Elder Abuse, and one who has specialized training in Internet Crime against Kids (ICAK). The department has three Polygraph Examiners with one dedicated to CID.
The Division is charged with investigating crimes against persons and property crimes. Crimes against a person are incidents such as homicide, assault, sexual assault, kidnapping, robbery, child abuse, child molestation, and elder abuse. Property crimes are theft, burglary, arson, forgery, and other types of fraud. The Division also investigates pawnshop and alcohol violations.
The mission of the Criminal Investigations Division is to strive for excellence and professionalism by providing compassion and understanding while conducting timely and thorough investigations.