The Woodland Park Police Department’s Investigators reports directly to the lieutenant.
This Division is responsible for the coordination of investigative matters, maintaining and storing evidence and acts as an informal liaison between criminal justice agencies in the local area. Investigators are primarily responsible for investigating either crimes against property or crimes against persons such as burglary, forgery, embezzlement, theft, homicides, assaults, and robberies that are committed within the City of Woodland Park. In addition, cases involving missing persons, computer crimes, sexual assault both on adults and children, and felony child abuse are duties assigned to this unit.
Investigators are responsible for maintaining registration information and verifying residence and employment on all known sex offenders and parolees residing within the City of Woodland Park.
These personnel gather information on criminal activity, crime trends and criminal groups that pose a potential threat to public safety in the City of Woodland Park.
Each officer assigned to the Division receives specialized training in interview and interrogation techniques, evidence collection, criminal procedure, search and seizure requirements and rules of evidence.