The Detective Bureau of the Beckley Police Department is comprised of very dedicated and professional investigators, which is commanded by Lt. D.R Farley
The Beckley Police Department Detective Bureau is responsible for investigating both misdemeanor and felony level offenses. The Function of the Bureau is to investigate all minor and major crimes. After Patrol takes the initial report, the Bureau Chief of Detectives reviews and assigns the cases to a Detective. Each case is worked until all leads have been followed and the crime is solved or the case goes cold. Through diligent well planned investigative techniques, our Detectives gather, process, analyze and preserve evidence in our best attempt to solve crimes.
Our Detectives are tenacious in their investigative techniques and work hard to ensure the safety and well being of victims who are affected by the actions of others. By utilizing scores of resources, the Detective Bureau assists victims and others affected by crimes against them by making a host of resources available.