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Criminal Investigation Bureau


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The Criminal Investigation Bureau is responsible for investigating and attempting to solve all crimes committed in the City of Plainfield. The Bureau is composed of four sections: General Assignment, Youth, Domestic Violence/Megan’s Law, Narcotics/Vice. The Bureau completes investigations of all crimes, prepares cases for court, serves warrants, conducts surveillance where law violations are suspected and makes arrests.

The Youth Section investigates juvenile offenses, handles juvenile court appearances, conducts missing person’s investigations, coordinates various community policing initiatives, and coordinate the police division’s D.A.R.E. Program. The Youth Section has several School Resource Officers assigned to the various public schools within the School District.

The Narcotics/Vice Section is also responsible for investigating and ensuring compliance with the State’s Alcoholic Beverage Consumption Laws as well as the City’s Municipal Code’s governing Alcohol Beverage Licensed Establishments. The Narcotics/Vice Section is also responsible for Firearms Card and Purchase Application investigations.