General Detectives

The detective bureau investigates complex cases referred by patrol. The department's detective bureau is staffed with general detectives that handle all crimes including:

  • Homicide
  • Larceny
  • Property crimes
  • Robberies
  • Sex crimes

General detectives receive specialized training in their area of assignment as well as cross training in other areas. They frequently coordinate the on-scene investigation of major crimes, assist in the initial investigation of crimes that require their expertise, and conduct follow-up on all crime reports initiated by patrol officers.