Criminal Investigations

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The Criminal Investigations Section, under the command of CID Lieutenant Randy Hanson, investigates criminal acts which occur within the City of Bowie and collects and preserves evidence and property related to criminal cases.

It is the goal of the Bowie City Police Department to provide citizens with cost effective, courteous, and professional police services to appropriately respond to the needs and concerns of our citizens in a time-efficient manner. The Criminal Investigations Unit is comprised of the CID Lieutenant, Detective/Sergeant and supplemented by Assistant Chief Kent Stagg. 

The Bowie Police department provides contemporary law enforcement services to our community in a professional and ethical manner. The Criminal Investigations Section provides services to the community through follow-up investigation of reported criminal offenses, collection and preservation of evidence, detection and apprehension of criminal violators, preparation of cases for prosecution, and referral of completed cases for prosecution.