The primary focus of the Detective Squad is the gathering of information and criminal intelligence data from a myriad of sources, dealing in a wide range of areas. The Officers assigned to the Detective Squad conduct prompt and diligent investigations and maximize the use of all available technological resources and traditional investigative methods to solve crimes, apprehend suspects as well as locate missing persons.  All information received is collated, analyzed, and disseminated, when appropriate, to various units within the Department and other cooperating law enforcement agencies.