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Criminal Investigations Division

Criminal Investigations Division Supervisor - Sergeant Darin Smith

The Criminal Investigations Division has the responsibility of investigating all criminal acts committed within the boundaries of Denton County Freshwater Supply District #10. Each of our detectives receive specialized training and have the experience and expertise to investigate any type of crime. Detectives investigate and follow-up on leads, develop suspects, execute search and arrest warrants,  coordinate with other law enforcement agencies, and file appropriate charges with District Attorney for prosecution.

Typical duties for Police Detectives include: 
 
  • Contacting and interviewing complainants and witnesses on assigned cases.
  • Determining the identity of criminal suspects.
  • Preparing probable cause affidavits for arrest and search warrants.
  • Executing arrest and search warrants  for  offenders when possible.
  • Preparing case reports for the District Attorney’s office.
  • Testifying before Grand Jury's and Criminal Courts of Law.
  • Locating and returning stolen property
  • Assisting other law enforcement agencies when required.
  • Assisting crime victims with understanding the judicial process.