Criminal Investigations

The Canton Police Department's Detective Bureau is currently staffed with eight detectives dedicated to investigating crimes occurring in Canton.  Detectives follow-up on leads, interview victims, suspects and witnesses, gather evidence, and submit cases to either the local or Wayne County Prosecutor's Office.  When charges are filed, they also testify during the court proceedings.    

Detectives investigative work is supplemented by the services provided by the special units listed below.