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DETECTIVE DIVISION

Criminal Investigations Unit

The Criminal Investigations Unit is responsible for the follow-up investigation of all felony and misdemeanor cases, incidents requiring follow-up and criminal intelligence collection. The Criminal Investigations Unit is staffed by twelve detectives, and two sergeants whom report to the Detective Lieutenant.

Special Victims Unit

The Special Victims Unit is responsible for all investigations dealing with sexual assaults, crimes by or against juveniles, vandalisms and any other incidents in which the Family Court has jurisdiction. The S.V.U. is also tasked with sexual offender notification, address verification, and tracking. The Special Victims Unit is staffed by three Detectives, one family Court Liaison Officer, one civilian Law Enforcement Advocate, and a sergeant whom report to the Detective Lieutenant.

Special Investigations Unit

The Special Investigations Unit is responsible for investigations involving narcotics, vice, gambling, organized crime, and liquor laws. Special Investigations personnel are also responsible for intelligence collection and surveillance. The Special Investigations Unit is staffed by three detectives and a Sergeant who reported to the Detective Captain. S.I.U. Detectives also serve on federal tasks forces in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Bureau of Criminal Identification

Bureau of Criminal Identification Unit is responsible for processing crime scenes, documenting and preservation of evidence, classification of finger prints, maintenance of criminal records, background checks, and expungement of criminal arrest records. B.C.I. is staffed by three Detectives and one Sergeant whom report to the Detective Lieutenant.

Prosecution Unit

The Prosecution Unit is responsible for the preparation of cases for criminal prosecution in District or Supreme Court, generating subpoenas, assisting in the preparation of felony screening packages, maintaining warrant and protective order records as well as prisoner transportation. The Prosecution Unit is staffed by two Inspectors and two civilian clerks whom report to the Detective Lieutenant.