The Investigative Operations is composed of two units: Investigative Services and Crime Analysis.
The Investigative Services Unit, subject to call out on a 24-hour basis, conducts continuous follow-up investigations of crimes committed in the jurisdiction of The Maryland-National Capital Park Police. Detectives assigned to Investigative Services respond to scenes of crimes for evidence identification, collection, preservation and processing, when necessary. Detectives interview witnesses, interrogate suspects, utilize digital imaging and also network with other agencies to solve crimes.
The Investigative Crime
Analysis Unit conducts detailed crime analysis to identify crime
patterns and trends. This helps deploy Park Police resources effectively
and strategically in an effort to preventing crimes assist with
identifying and apprehending suspects. The Investigative Crime Analysis
Unit also coordinates the Victim/Witness Assistance Program which helps
provide victims/witnesses of crimes with the professional guidance,
assistance and support they may need while proceeding through the
judicial process. Information is also provided to victims/witnesses
regarding referral and resource services that may help meet their needs.