Investigative Services

The Investigative Services Division consists of a team of detectives, officers, and support personnel whose function is to investigate incidents and criminal reports to lead to the identification and apprehension of criminal offenders.

Captain Victor Hatcher


Functions and specialties within the division include:
  • Crimes Against Persons
  • Gang Task Force
  • Property Crimes
  • Vice / Narcotics

Crimes Against Persons

These detectives are responsible for investigation of crimes such as assault offenses, murder, kidnapping / abduction, sex offenses, and forcible rape.

Crimes Against Persons

Detective A. Barahona             Detective C. Daniels Detective A. Brooks
703-257-8047     703-257-8046 703-257-8040
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Crimes Against Children

Detective M. Kent 
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Property Crimes

These detectives are responsible for investigation of crimes such as bribery, burglary / breaking and entering, counterfeiting / forgery, identity theft, destruction / damage / vandalism, embezzlement, extortion / blackmail, fraud offenses, larceny-theft offenses, motor vehicle theft, robbery, and stolen property.

Detective A. Higgs
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Detective M.K. Gemmell
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Financial Crimes

Detective C.D. van Noppen
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Vice / Narcotics

The Vice / Narcotics unit is responsible for investigation of illegal drug activity, gambling, and prostitution. These detectives use various techniques such as surveillance, search warrant execution, and undercover operations.

Homeland Security / Terrorism

  • What is suspicious activity?
  • How to report possible terrorist activity?
Visit the Virginia Fusion Center to learn the seven signs of terrorism, and how to report suspicious activity.