Criminal Investigations Division

The Criminal Investigations Division has detectives assigned to the following units within the division: General Investigations (Crimes against People and Property), Cyber Crimes Investigations, Sex Offender Registry Investigations, and Narcotics Investigations.
The Criminal Investigations Division is responsible for bringing a positive resolution to all cases that are investigated. This highly trained group of detectives solve crimes involving; sexual based offenses, homicides, illegal narcotics, thefts, burglaries, robberies, and follow-up incidents from the patrol division.

CID personnel receive intense continuous training in their area of expertise, to include; Crime Scene Investigations, Interview Techniques, Computer Forensics, Internet Crimes against Children, and Polygraph.

Detectives use cutting edge technology to stay proactive in the fight against crime.
High-tech computer forensics, evidence collection tools, and surveillance equipment are just some of the tools utilized daily to give CID a competitive edge against rapidly evolving criminal elements in Benton County and Northwest Arkansas. CID added a large, state-of-the-art, evidence building equipped with an enclosed processing area for items such as ATVs, vehicles, and boats.

Narcotics Detectives are responsible for planning and conducting covert and overt drug related enforcement operations. The Narcotics Detectives are highly trained in detecting illicit drug trafficking organizations through the use of undercover infiltration and techniques.

All detectives utilize the latest methods to gain and analyze intelligence to bring criminals to justice.