Criminal Investigations Division

The Criminal Investigations Division (C.I.D.) is taskeCurrent C.I.D. Membersd with many responsibilities that include:

  • Applicant Background Checks
  • Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E)
  • Departmental Management
  • Evidence processing and collection
  • Honor Guard
  • Intelligence Gathering
  • Internal Affairs
  • Investigate potential criminal activity after-the-fact
  • Pawn Detail
  • Sex Offender Management
  • Social Media/Public Information Office

Mini-LabLieutenant Kevin Austin

Purcell Police Department (PPD)/C.I.D. operates a forensic ‘mini-lab’ to process latent evidence and electronic devices. Members of C.I.D. are also part of our McClain County regional Child Abuse Response Team (M.O.C.C.A./C.A.R.T.)

Division Lieutenant

The Division Lieutenant oversees the unit which is comprised two other Detectives. C.I.D. normally works Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. excluding holidays. On-call status rotates on a weekly basis and our services are available to the Patrol Division 24/7.