Criminal Investigations

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Lieutenant Diana Butinski
Commander, Criminal Investigation Division

Office (281) 342-2849



Crime Scene

The Criminal Investigations Division is responsible for follow-up investigations on all assigned cases of criminal activity initially reported to our uniformed patrol officers.  The detectives are responsible for identifying the person(s) responsible for the criminal act, and attempt to recover any property that may have been stolen. The detectives respond to major crime scenes such as sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and homicide. 

The Criminal Investigation Division is also responsible for the evaluation, collection, and maintenance of evidence.

The Criminal Investigation Division of the Richmond Police Department consists of three case detectives, two crime scene investigators, and one narcotics detective.


 David Childs


 Lieutenant Diana Butinski  David Childs  John Dawson
Division Commander  Detective  Detective




 Chad Dzierzanowski  Elizabeth Neal
 Crime Scene Investigator  Crime Scene Investigator