The Detective Division is the primary unit responsible for:
Alcohol beverage enforcement
Arson, fraud, and missing person investigations
Crime scene response
General assignment investigations
Pawn ordinance enforcement
Detectives investigate some of the most demanding and challenging cases, with some crimes taking months or even years to fully investigate. Detectives are tasked with developing expertise in many specific criminal investigative areas.
These areas include:
Alcoholic beverage control licensing
The command structure consists of a Captain commanding five investigative units:
Each unit is individually supervised by a Lieutenant, except for the Juvenile Division which is supervised by a Sergeant. This centralized command allows for a more uniform response to investigations as well as a timely and accurate exchange of intelligence.