The detective division is responsible for in depth investigations of major crimes and follow up investigation on other crimes. Detective’s research, review, and analyze all previous reports and statements related to a specific incident and compare it to similar incidents and suspects. Detectives analyze various cases and will interview or re-interview victims, witnesses and suspects, if necessary, as well as collect additional physical evidence, when appropriate, and review results from Laboratory examinations.
Detectives build up cases by planning, organizing and conducting searches, when necessary, and collect evidence through court-ordered warrants. Our detectives identify, locate, and arrest suspects and accomplices of the cases they are working and then determine if they are involved in other crimes. When appropriate detectives will conduct surveillance, interviews or arrange for polygraph testing of suspects.
After detectives have gathered enough evidence they are also responsible for prepare cases for court presentation.