Criminal Investigations

Captain Terry Johnson (Email Terry Johnson) and Lieutenant Debbie Richmond (Email Debbie Richmond) oversee the general and juvenile investigations, and Lieutenant Brad Tate (Email Brad Tate) oversees the Street Crimes Unit.

Responsibilities

The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) conducts inquiries into major felony offenses, including:

  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Crimes against children and the elderly
  • Fraud
  • Homicide
  • Internet crimes
  • Kidnapping
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Sexual assault
  • Suicide
  • Theft

In addition, some other cases, including misdemeanor cases, are assigned to investigators based upon department protocol. An example would be a missing/endangered person.

Other Responsibilities

The CID and Street Crimes Unit (SCU) also assist the Patrol, Community Programs, and Administrative divisions by providing expertise, equipment and manpower at the scene of major crimes, accidents and other incidents of a significant nature and by teaching classes to officers, civilian personnel and members of the Citizen and Teen Police Academies.

Domestic Violence

CID houses the Department's Domestic Violence officer, Sergeant Jason McCready (Email Jason McCready), who reviews all domestic violence incidents that occur in the city to ensure the safety of the victim. Victims of domestic violence are encouraged to contact Sergeant McCready for assistance with their cases such as obtaining an order of protection or for referral to other victim services organizations. See the Victim's Services page page for more information.