The General Investigations Division is
responsible for investigating reports of crime, apprehending
suspects and taking an active role in tracking repeat offenders.
Detectives are assigned either to Property or Violent Crimes. They
are responsible for investigating crimes, collecting all evidence in
a case, apprehending suspects and preparing the case for
prosecution. The division also gathers intelligence information,
processes crime scenes and securely maintains all evidence.
The General Investigations Unit includes:
The Detective Division is responsible for follow-up investigations
on all felony cases that occur within the city limits of Winter
Crime Scene: The Crime Scene Unit responds to various
crime scenes that require the collection and preservation of
Emergency Response Team: E.R.T. addresses high-risk incidents,
such as barricaded suspects and hostage situations as well as other
specialized tactical assignments.
The Honor Guard performs at public functions such as parades, police
officer burials, holiday observances and other appropriate public