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Memphis Police Department
201 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN


Investigative Services

Deputy Chief: Jim Harvey

Administrative Commander:
Lt. Colonel Loris Hopkins


The Investigative Services branch of the Memphis Police Department is responsible for thoroughly reviewing the details surrounding every crime committed in Memphis. Investigative Services works closely with all branches of the Memphis
Police Department and other law enforcement agencies to solve crime.

Investigative Services is comprised of Crimes Against Persons and Crimes Against Property investigative bureaus, the Felony Response Unit and Crime Scene Investigations.

Crimes Against Persons bureaus handle homicides, sexual assaults, and crimes of an immediate personal nature.

Crimes Against Property bureaus handles burglary, vehicle theft, larceny and incidents where property theft is the principal crime involved.

Sex Crimes/Juvenile Abuse | 901-636-3330

This unit is responsible for handling investigations involving any sexual or physically abusive crime.

Homicide | 901-636-3300

The Homicide Bureau is responsible for conducting all investigations related to homicides, suicides, and natural or accidental deaths.

Domestic Violence | 901-636-3741

The Domestic Violence Unit (DV) is responsible for investigating incidents involving domestic violence. The DV Unit works closely with the Citizens Dispute Office and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office regarding Domestic Violence warrants and protective orders.

Missing Persons | 901-636-4479

The Missing Persons Unit handles all cases involving missing persons and runaways.

Economic Crimes | 901-636-3350

The Economic Crimes Bureau is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of individuals involved in felony crimes, especially white collar crimes. Crimes investigated include forgeries, counterfeit checks, counterfeit credit and debit cards, computer fraud, insurance fraud, and various other forms of financial institution fraud.

Felony Response | 901-636-3559

The Felony Response Charlie and Alpha shifts handle preliminary investigations of all types of crime classifications. Offenses investigated include: rape, homicide, robbery, burglary, and larceny.

Robbery | 901-636-3980

This unit investigates robberies citywide, including carjackings and business robberies. Please note: Bank robberies are no longer handled by the Robbery Squad as they have been assigned to the Safe Streets Task Force.

Crime Scene Investigations | 901-636-8201

The CSI unit processes and secures evidence at the scene of major crimes. In 2001, the Crime Scene Investigations Unit obtained a new state-of-the art mobile crime response vehicle for deployment to major crime scenes as well as an enclosed trailer to store equipment needed at remote crime scene sites.



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