The Criminal Investigative Division (CID) is comprised of general investigations, domestic violence/sexual assault investigations, and narcotic investigations.
General Investigations is comprised of investigators who are extensively trained in all aspects of criminal investigations. Some of the investigators have received special training involving computer crimes, forensic science, and polygraph investigation. Criminal activities which are assigned to investigators involve crimes against persons and property, commercial and residential breaking and entering, larcenies, robberies, rapes, murders, white collar crimes, computer crimes and child abuse.
Areas of specialization include:
- Computer Crimes
- Crime Scene Forensics
- Domestic Violence
- Financial Crimes
- Polygraph Examination
- Sexual Assault
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Investigations
Our Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault position is grant funded by the Department of Criminal Justice Services Virginia Services, Training, Officers, Prosecution (VSTOP) grant program. The Goal of the VSTOP Program is to establish programs that enhance the criminal justice system's response to violence against women by promoting the identification, apprehension, prosecution, and adjudication of persons committing violent crimes against women. In addition, VSTOP will also support programs that develop and enhance victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women.
The Narcotic Unit identifies and investigates those persons who are involved in narcotics activity within the county. The unit also works in conjunction with other departmental investigative units as well as units in surrounding agencies through the Tri-county Taskforce. Suspects are thoroughly investigated in order to make Caroline County a safer place to live, work, and raise a family.