Investigations Bureau

The Investigations Bureau is responsible for performing the investigative functions of the Newport News Police Department. This bureau has the second largest number of personnel and is comprised of investigators, detectives, school resource officers, technicians, supervisors, and support staff.

Members of the Investigations Bureau investigate citizens' complaints, respond to crime scenes, and investigate drug-related offenses. The Investigations Bureau consists of the below listed divisions and units.

Cases are reviewed and assigned to an investigator for follow-up based on the type of crime and for resolvability. Members of the Bureau gather information for successful case prosecution.

  • Mid-Level Interdiction
  • Missing Persons /
  • Narcotics Street Team
  • Organized Crime Division
  • Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Task Force
  • Robbery Unit
  • Runaway Unit
  • Safe Streets Task Force (FBI)
  • Special Victims Unit (SVU)
  • Task Force
  • U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force
  • Violent Crimes Task Force (ATF)