The Investigative Division includes both the Adult and Juvenile Detective Bureau, Crime Scene Unit, Special Investigations Unit and the Canton Regional SWAT Team. The Division is comprised of forty-five sworn officers and two civilians commanded by Captain John J. Bosley.


The Division is responsible for all investigations of a criminal nature above the basic patrol response. The Division is also responsible for:

  • Investigating crimes
  • Identifying and apprehending offenders
  • Processing crime scenes
  • Recovering stolen property
  • Preparing cases for trials