The General Detective Bureau of the Placentia Police Department is currently made up of a lieutenant (supervisor), three detectives, and a civilian investigator. The general detectives are responsible for investigating crimes ranging from petty theft to homicide.
The Crime Prevention serves as public outreach for citizens including Volunteer Police and Chaplins.
School Resource Officers
Currently there are three school resource officers, with one officer assigned to Valencia High School/Kraemer Middle School, one officer assigned to El Dorado High School/Tuffree Middle School, and one officer assigned to El Camino High School/Valadez Middle School.