The Investigative Services Bureau, led by Captain Mitch
Meadows, provides the City of
Winter Haven with professional and skilled investigators who
are available twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven days a
week. This bureau provides follow-up investigation on
criminal incidents not resolved by a patrol arrest. Units
contained within this bureau include:
The General Investigations Division is responsible for
investigating reports of crime, apprehending suspects and
taking an active role in tracking repeat offenders.
The Special Investigations Division handles complaints of
substance abuse violations, prostitution and other related
crimes. Crime Analysis and statistical data is also covered
in this division.
Property and Evidence Division:
Appropriately maintain the disposition of
property, whether in compliance with court order, through
release to its rightful owner, or through other legal means.