The Criminal Investigation Division is a 20 member unit tasked with the investigation of all types of crimes, as well as other investigative support functions including polygraph services, property and evidence storage, crime scene investigation and the high-tech or cyber crimes unit. The division handles a variety of investigations, including crimes against persons and property such as murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault/battery, burglary, thefts, computer related crimes, forgery and financial crimes.
Detectives receive special training in a variety of investigative techniques and disciplines, including general and advanced criminal investigations, death scene investigations, sex crimes investigations, child abuse investigations, photography, interview and interrogation, crime scene investigation, and collection of physical evidence. Units within CID are General Investigations, Property and Evidence, Crime Scene, Sex Offender Registration and the High Tech Crimes Unit.
Detectives are on call 24 hours a day and frequently work varying schedules, but most can be reached during general office hours Monday-Friday at (870) 935-6710.