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Investigations Division

The Investigations Division supports community safety by investigating felony criminal activity, handling complex investigations and gathering intelligence on a wide variety of major crimes. Cases originate from community reports and referrals from other law enforcement agencies.

Detectives are routinely called upon to assist with investigations throughout Washington County and to partner with the FBI, Homeland Security Investigations and county law enforcement partners. Personnel assigned to this division specialize in the fields of investigating, interviewing and warrant preparation.

The Investigations Division is made up of different units, with investigators who specialize in the type of cases where their expertise is most beneficial. Learn more about how detectives in each unit investigate crimes and support community safety by exploring our Specialized Investigations Units.

Support our investigations

There are several ways you can support investigations in Washington County, including identifying cold case clues, reporting identity theft and suspected child abuse. Learn more about what we do and how you can help at the links below.

Report child abuse

  • How to report child abuse
  • Mandatory reporting
  • Multi-Disciplinary Abuse Intervention Team

Help solve a cold case investigation

  • View current unsolved cases
  • How to report information 

Register as a sex offender

  • How to register
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Request Offender Information
  • More information 

Prevent fraud and identity theft 

  • How to report identity theft
  • Protect yourself from fraud and identity theft
  • Community resources

Specialized Investigations Units

  • Property Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
  • Special Investigations
  • Westside Interagency Narcotics Team

We are committed to fostering a culture of professionalism, trust, and accountability with the communities we serve and within our team.

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Join a team of public safety leaders committed to service, compassion, and respect for all people.

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