The Investigations Division is comprised of eight detectives who investigate felonies to include crimes against persons/children, sexual assault, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC), property, organized drug, economic and pattern property crimes. The Crime Analyst collects information on patterns that can assist the department deploy resources in a more effective manner and assist detectives in the identification of suspects. Detectives are available 24/7 and maintain an on-call status. Front Desk, Records and Victim Services fall under Investigations.
The Investigations Division is responsible for:
Identifying, locating, interviewing, and arresting criminal suspects
Locating and interviewing victims and witnesses
Locating, identifying, and preserving physical evidence
Presenting criminal cases to the District Attorney's Office for prosecution
The department employs one full-time Crime Analyst who compiles and reviews crime statistics to analyze crime patterns and trends, adjust police staffing levels, create targeted policing strategies based on hyper-local crime issues, explore unique problem solving solutions, and anticipate crime when possible to create a proactive policing environment in the Town of Parker.
The Victim Services Program is an integral part of the Parker Police Department and assists victims of crime and surviving families in cases of death, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes for both the Town of Parker as well as the City of Lone Tree. Emotional support is provided, as well as information regarding available long-term support services. This section provides 24-hour crisis response. A request for Victim Services response must be made or approved by the law enforcement agency that has jurisdiction of the incident.