Criminal Investigations Division

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Major Valveiri with police Class A uniform and american flagPolice Headquarters
645 Pierce St.
Clearwater, FL 33576

Criminal Investigations Division (CID): (727) 562-4360
Fax: (
727) 562-4389

Major William Valveri - Division Commander
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The Criminal Investigations Division is responsible for the followup investigation of crimes occurring within the city of Clearwater, the analysis of crime trends and the provision of support and assistance to crime victims. Forty-eight detectives and supervisors and 14 civilian employees are assigned to 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; identifying, 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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