The Detective Unit conducts investigations that are deemed to be long-term, highly complex, technical or multi-jurisdictional. This unit also conducts background investigations for other Town Departments, in addition to all police department personnel.
The Unit is also responsible for identification, collection and processing of forensic evidence in field and laboratory settings. The unit also actively ensures compliance with regulatory mandates, such as sexual offender registration and firearms purchases.
Investigators receive training in contemporary investigative techniques, such as evidence processing, photography, fingerprint recognition and advanced interview and interrogation techniques.
The Unit is staffed by four Detectives and one Corporal under the supervision of a Sergeant. The unit is in the Operations Division, commanded by a Lieutenant.
Please feel free to call or email the Detective Unit with any questions. The Unit can be reached by calling the main police number and asking to speak with a Detective. You may also call the Criminal Investigations Division Investigative Assistant at (321) 690-3988 ext. 3158.