The Criminal Investigation Division (CID) is comprised of one sergeant, three detectives, and one evidence technician / property manager. This unit investigates major crimes, as well as those requiring resources not available within the patrol division. Criminal Investigators utilize advanced tools and training in order to prevent and solve crime for residents and businesses in Cottonwood.
Reports compiled by the Cottonwood Police Department that require additional investigation are assigned to investigators according to the type of crime, possible lead and suspect information, and the potential for solvability.
The Criminal Investigation Division may investigate the following incidents: