Criminal Investigations Bureau

The Methuen Police Department Criminal Investigations Bureau is comprised of dedicated investigators who provide the highest quality criminal investigation support to the Methuen Police Department. They do this by utilizing investigative and forensic equipment and techniques while conducting systematic and methodical investigations. Members of this Unit recognize their responsibility to the community that they serve and are committed to investigating all criminal allegations in an ethical and impartial manner. Investigators provide support to the uniform division in the areas of crime scene processing, evidence collection, interviewing and case follow up.  The detectives conduct a broad spectrum of criminal investigations that include but are not limited to deaths, sexual assaults, property crimes, white collar crime, fraud, narcotic, and computer crimes.  Detectives routinely liaison and consolidate efforts with other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.  The Detective Division can be reached at 978-983-8790.

The Detective Division Bureau Commander is:
Captain Kris McCarthy
Office: 978-983-8752
The Detective Division Supervisor is:
Lt. Michael Pappalardo
Office: 978-983-8793


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