The Investigations Bureau consists of the Criminal Investigation Division, Community Response Division and the Traffic Safety Section. The Investigations Bureau is under the command of a Captain who reports directly to the Chief of Police. The Captain is responsible for the overall efficient and effective management and administration of the Investigations Bureau and exercises direct supervision over the Community Response Division Commander and Traffic Safety Section Commander. The Community Response Division is supervised by a Police Lieutenant and the Traffic Safety Section is supervised by a Police Sergeant, who both report directly to the Investigations Bureau Commander.
Criminal Investigations Division
The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) consists of four components:
- The Crime Analysis Unit
- The General Investigations Section
- The Property Control Unit
- The Special Investigations Section
This Division has primary responsibility for the investigation of more serious or complex offenses, crime analysis, and evidence/property control functions.
Community Response Division
The Community Response Division (CRD) has primary responsibility for the investigation of vice and other narcotics complaints as well as investigations involving task force officers. The Community Response Division consists of full-time plainclothes detectives who report directly to the Community Response Division Sergeant.
Traffic Safety Section
The Traffic Safety Section has the primary responsibility for the planning, analysis, implementation, monitoring, and coordination of the agency’s traffic safety activities. Specific responsibilities include:
- Funeral escorts
- Investigation of traffic collisions
- Operation of speed measuring devices
- Oversight of the chemical testing program
- Parking control
- Traffic direction and control
- Traffic engineering activities
- Traffic law enforcement
- Traffic safety programs