CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION
(Photo: Det. Greenawalt processing evidence)
The Chambersburg Police Dept. provides a thorough and comprehensive investigation of all criminal matters mandated by department policy through the Criminal Investigation Division. The division currently consists of 4 criminal investigators and the department's 5 member Crime Impact Team.
The Criminal Investigation Division is tasked with the general investigation of a wide range of cases that include homicide, death investigation, sexual assault, serious property crimes and major drug cases. Investigators are responsible for preparing cases for prosecution, keeping crime victims apprised of all progress and working with the Franklin County District Attorneys Office to ensure successful prosecutions.
Investigators have received training in and utilize the latest methods and techniques of crime scene and criminal investigations. Their training is updated often.
The Division provides the department with specialized services in the areas of:
- Interview and Interrogation
- Finger Print Identification
- Evidence Collection and Processing
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Wiretap Investigations
- Complex Drug Investigations
- Financial Investigations
- Intelligence Gathering