Criminal Investigations Division

This plain clothed unit investigates all high-profile criminal cases. It also tracks all criminal activity in Onslow County and assists any agency requesting assistance. The unit maintains all records of investigations by the unit. They are responsible for computerized reports, crime scene processing and evidence collecting, court preparation of cases, testimony, etc.

Detective Responsibilities


Detectives responsibilities include:
  • Investigate incidents of suspected criminal activity.
  • Collect and preserve evidence to aid in the apprehension of the suspect, or bring about the solving of the incident.
  • Arrest the perpetrator of the crime.
  • Prepare cases for presentation in Court to achieve the proper disposition of the case.