The Criminal Investigations Division consists of Criminal, Narcotic and Gang Detectives.
Criminal Division is staffed by a detective sergeant and 4 criminal detectives. Detectives are trained and certified in the following fields: Reid Interview and Interrogation, fire investigations, homicide/death investigation, evidence collection and sexual assault offenses. They are also responsible for establishing and maintaining a liaison with other law enforcement agencies and employment background investigations.
Narcotics Division consists of one detective sergeant and 2 detectives from the Front Royal Police Department assigned to the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force, which is comprised of agencies from Front Royal, Winchester, Frederick, Clarke, Shenandoah, Page, Strasburg and Virginia State Police.