Criminal Investigation Division

Responsibilities


The Criminal Investigation Division is responsible for investigating felony crimes and high profile cases of all natures. These crimes include but are not limited to homicides, assaults, armed robberies, arsons, burglaries, kidnappings, internet crimes, auto thefts, identity theft, and other felony crimes.

The Division consists of units who investigate the distribution and sale of narcotics in our region. These units also focus their attention on criminal gang members who are responsible for violent crime in our region. The Criminal Investigation Division consists of the following units: Crimes Against Persons, Crimes Against Property, Tri City Metro Drug Task Force (One Kennewick Supervisor and One Detective) and the Criminal Apprehension Team (CAT). These investigative units also maintain a relationship with local, state and federal agencies who are committed to public safety throughout our community.
  1. Crime Against Persons

    The Crimes Against Persons Unit is responsible for any major case investigation in which a crime is committed against another person or persons.

  2. Crime Against Property

    The Kennewick Police Department Criminal Investigations Division Property Crimes Unit investigates Crimes Against Property cases such as forgery, fraud, theft, and burglary.

  3. Crime Analysis

    The Crime Analysis Division is a vital component for the Kennewick Police Department with the primary focus of identifying the people, places, patterns and overall problems that are influencing crime for any given area.

  4. Crime Statistics

    Kennewick Police Department cautions against using crime and / or other police data to make decisions/comparisons regarding the safety of an area or the amount of crime. The information and maps shown on this website are compiled from various sources and subject to constant revision. Numbers do not reflect official crime statistics for the Kennewick Police Department.