Detective Bureau (Investigative Services)

 

Officers assigned to the Detective Bureau investigate crimes, suspicious incidents, reports of missing persons, child abuse and neglect cases and delinquent acts committed by juveniles. They also conduct background checks for law enforcement employment and for various permit applications as required by law.  In addition, Detectives investigate crime scenes, photograph crime scenes and serious motor vehicle accident scenes, prepare drug and other evidence for submittal to various forensic laboratories; take civilian fingerprints and prepare indictable arrest cases for prosecution in coordination with the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. Detectives work closely with investigators from other various local, state and county police agencies to share information, identify crime trends and jointly investigate cases with mutual interest. 

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