The detectives assigned to the detective bureau are highly trained investigators who conduct and coordinate advanced/comprehensive criminal investigations such as homicides, non-fatal shootings, rape, robbery, firearms offenses, and missing persons.
When called upon, detectives assist the Uniform Services Division with other crimes such as serial home invasions, larcenies, and other advanced investigations. The detectives also provide investigative assistance and/or take over complex investigations for the local municipal police agencies when requested.
Within the investigation services division, the detectives all hold specialized skills in arson investigations, digital forensic technology, evidence collection, and human trafficking. In addition, these detectives are trained medical examiner investigators for the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office.