The Detective Division is responsible for completing criminal investigations with a primary focus on serious, felony-level offenses. Detectives attend advanced training to ensure they are current with knowledge, training, and tactics to further their effectiveness in the field. These individuals recognize their responsibility to the community they serve and are committed to investigating all criminal allegations in an ethical and impartial manner with sensitivity towards the needs of victims and witnesses.

SPD Detectives provide professional and expert criminal investigative support by conducting credible, thorough criminal investigations. They maintain relationships with other law enforcement agencies, local courts, and residents.

Detectives are available 24 hours a day for call-outs and crime scene investigations.