Detective Division

The Cortez Police Department Investigations Division consists of four full time detectives, a detective secretary and detective supervisor. The Investigation Division’s responsibility is to investigate and follow up on all major crimes to include the following:

  • Crimes against Children
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Identity Theft
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Narcotics Investigations
  • Homicide and Death Investigations

One detective is assigned full-time to narcotics investigations.

Detectives receive specialized training in investigations, crime scene photography and management, and interview and interrogation skills.