The Investigations Unit is responsible for investigating all crimes that require follow up that the Patrol Division does not have the time or resources to handle. This results in better criminal investigations and allows patrol officers to respond to calls for services more efficiently.
Types of crimes that are typically assigned to the Investigations Unit include:
• Serious assaults
• Felony property crimes such as burglaries, forgeries, ID theft and arson
The unit consists of one commander, nine detectives, one sergeant, one crime scene investigator and one evidence technician.
Two of the city's nine detectives are a part of the Adams County North Metro Drug Task Force. The task force is multi-jurisdiction unit that deals with drug enforcement.
The Victim Services Unit consists of one supervisor and four victim advocates. The unit provides assistance and resources to victims in Northglenn and Thornton. Read more about the Victim Services Unit.
The Records Unit processes:
• Police incident reports
• Traffic reports
The unit is also responsible for:
• Handling inquiries
• Radio communications with patrol officers
The unit consists of one supervisor, seven police records specialists, three transcriptionists and two customer service representatives. Read more about the Police Records Unit.
Commander Jeremy Sloan
Commander Sloan leads the Support Division. He has been with the Northglenn Police Department since 1994. Sloan has served as a field training officer, department trainer and undercover drug detective at NMTF. He is currently the Commander of the Northglenn/Thornton SWAT Team.