Criminal Investigations

This division is responsible for overseeing the following units:

  • Advanced Technology & Cyber Crimes (ATAC): These detectives investigate all high-tech crimes, including crimes involving the internet, system intrusion, cyber-crimes and the dark web. These detectives are trained in the latest computer forensic techniques, allowing them to perform digital forensics on a variety of electronic devices. 
  • Asset Forfeiture
  • Auto Theft (VIPER)
  • Aviation (Drones): These officers utilize the latest in Unmanned Aviation Systems (UAS) technology for a variety of functions, including locating missing people, fleeing fugitives, crowd management during large events and crash reconstruction. These officers also investigate complaints involving UAS within the city, keeping the airspace safe for thousands of visitors.
  • Cold Case: Dedicated to solving the unsolved crimes of long ago.
  • CompStat
  • Crime Scene
  • Criminal Intelligence: These detectives investigate gang activity and other large-scale evets that could impact the safety of our citizens and act as a liaison with other local, state and federal agencies.  
  • Fraud: These detectives investigate a wide variety of fraud and financial crimes, ranging from online scams and check frauds to multi-million-dollar organized crime. 
  • Homicide (Murder)
  • Identification Technician
  • Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC): These detectives investigate cases of child exploitation, including online enticement, human trafficking, cyber bullying and child pornography.  These detectives are also cross-trained in digital forensics.
  • Major Case
  • Narcotics
  • Property Crimes
  • Persons Crimes: Responsible for investigating residential, commercial, vehicle, and vessel burglaries along with thefts and vandalisms.
  • Real Time Crime Center (RTCC)
  • Robbery
  • Special Investigations
  • Sex Crimes
  • Victim Advocate: Helps victims of crime navigate the legal waters, including applying for compensation.
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    William Walden

    Lieutenant
    Phone: (386) 671-5201