The Mission of the Garden Grove Police Department Investigations Unit is to solve crime and apprehend criminals through a partnership with patrol and utilizing proactive and innovative Community Policing Techniques.

The Investigations Division of the Garden Grove Police Department, which is led by a Lieutenant, consists of two units: Property Crimes Division and Crimes Against Persons.

To contact the Investigations Division, please call (714) 741-5800

Crimes Against Persons

The Crimes Against Persons Unit consists of 11 investigators who are responsible for the investigation of the following crimes:

  • Homicide
  • Stalking
  • Domestic Violence
  • Felony Assault
  • Kidnapping
  • Robbery
  • Suicide
  • Suspicious Death
  • Accidental and Natural Death
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Officer Involved Shootings
  • Child Abuse
  • Elder Abuse
  • Sexual Assault
  • Missing Persons
  • Sex Registrants

Property Crimes

The Property Crimes Division is divided by crime type as follows and is divided into the east and west divisions.:

  • Burglary
  • Auto Theft
  • Grand Theft
  • Embezzlement
  • Assault
  • Arson
  • Identity Theft
  • Fraudulently Opened Accounts
  • Fraudulent Charges
  • Fraudulently Completed Checks
  • Misuse of Existing Accounts
  • Petty Thefts
  • Annoying Phone Calls
  • Illegal Dumping
  • Vandalism to Vehicles
  • Other Property Crimes