The General Detective Bureau of the Placentia Police Department is currently made up of a sergeant (supervisor), four detectives, two civilian investigators, and a crime analyst. The General Detectives are responsible for investigating crimes ranging from petty theft to homicide.
There are three separate branches of the General Detective Bureau, which include the Crimes Persons Unit, the Crimes Property Unit, and Miscellaneous Crimes.
Crimes Persons Unit
The Crimes Persons Unit investigates:
Assault with a deadly weapon
Exhibition of a firearm or deadly weapon
False impersonation of another person
Reckless discharge of firearms
Crimes Property Unit
The Crimes Property Unit investigates:
Miscellaneous Crimes Unit
The Miscellaneous Crimes Unit (civilian investigator) investigates:
Threatening phone calls
The General Detective Bureau can be reached at (714) 993-8146.