Detective Division

The Cortez Police Department Investigations Division consists of five 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.  one detective is assigned as a part time Compliance Officer, who is responsible for working with the marijuana and alcohol establishments within the city.

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