The General Investigations Section is comprised of 3 sub-units: Fugitive Apprehension, Economic Crimes, and Court units. The Economic Crimes sergeant supervises the Secret Service Task Force and Pawn Shop Unit . Each of the remaining units are supervised by a sergeant, and all report directly to the General Investigations Section Commander, John Fultz.
The primary mission of this section is to investigate complex criminal cases that take place in the City of Newport News. The individual units investigate specific types of crimes as suggested by the unit titles.