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Criminal Investigations Division (CID)

Police Headquarters
645 Pierce Street
Clearwater, FL 33576
(727) 562-4360
Fax: (727) 562-4389







Major David Dalton
Major David Dalton
Division Commander

The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is responsible for the followup investigation of crimes occurring within the city limits of Clearwater, the analysis of crime trends, and the provision of support and assistance to crime victims. Forty-eight (48) detectives and supervisors and fourteen (14) civilian employees are assigned to ten (10) investigative categories.

All Clearwater Police detectives start their law enforcement careers as uniformed patrol officers and are assigned to CID based upon their knowledge, experience, and investigative ability. Detectives are responsible for locating and interviewing victims and witnesses; locating identifying and preserving physical evidence; recovering stolen property; indentifying, locating, interviewing and arresting criminal suspects; and presenting criminal cases to the State Attorney for prosecution. Specially trained civilian staff conduct crime analysis, investigative support duties, and victim assistance.
Investigative Categories
Burglary Unit
Crimes Against Children and Families Unit (Victim Assistance)
Intelligence Unit
Crime Analysis (Report Review) Unit
Homicide Unit
Cold Case Homicide Unit
Robbery Unit
Economics Crime Unit
Vice and Narcotics Unit
Forfeiture Unit
Active Cases / Unsolved Homicides
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