The Investigations Division of the
department is made up of two Detectives, two School Resource Officers,
one Detective assigned to the Drug Task Force, one Evidence Technician
and one Supervisor. The Division is responsible for general investigations,
which includes narcotics
and street gangs.
The Investigation Division can be reached at:
are highlights of the above investigation areas (statistics from 2004):
assigned 375 new cases: 259 were cleared, 131 were cleared by
Prepared and served numerous search warrants, resulting in the
recovery of thousands of dollars of property, drugs and other
contraband of crimes being recovered.
Recovered more than $17,000
in stolen property.
than 25 alleged sex-related crimes.
Implemented a case
management system in which any pending felony cases are
assigned to a detective and followed up on until the case is
Filled more than 130
felony complaints in 2004.
Investigation - MCAT:
Assisted in state and nationwide DEA
Followed up on SLPD drug-related
Investigated prescription abuse/fraud
Participated in major
local agencies with undercover operations, securing of crime scenes,
and arrest warrants.
Made knock-and-talk visits to residences
with suspicious activities.
School Resource Officers and one part-time D.A.R.E. Officer from
uniform patrol participate in School Resource programs.
officer is assigned to K - 8 schools, and one officer is
assigned to the High School.
The High School SRO has initiated a
law-related education class in which students receive high school credit
for attending the class.
SROs are responsible for other
programs in the community, such as Shop with a
COP and Trunk or Treat.
During the summer semester break,
SROs assist investigations with caseloads, special investigations
and field investigations. SROs also help Patrol during this time.