Georgetown Police Department

Guardians of Georgetown Delaware

Criminal Investigations

A Sergeant is assigned to command the Criminal Investigations Division (CID). CID Detectives are assigned to the investigation of serious felony and misdemeanor offenses that occur in the town. Detectives are typically assigned to follow-up on incidents initially reported to patrol officers. Detectives have the training and the necessary time to more thoroughly investigate reported criminal incidents in order to identify suspects, effect arrests, and successfully prosecute cases.
Mission Statement
The mission of the Criminal Investigative Division is to efficiently and effectively investigate all crimes while building trust-based relationships with the community which we serve. Providing a holistic and trauma-informed approach when dealing with victims of crimes.

Detective Sgt. Joel Diaz - 90811

Detective Senior PFC (Special Victims) Rick Arnold - 9085

Detective Senior PFC (School Resource Officer) Joey Melvin - 90812