Criminal Investigation

Trotwood's Detective Section is responsible for investigating all felony crimes and some misdemeanors. They work hard to reduce the community's overall felony crime rate by increasing their case clearance rate. The Detective section includes 1 Sergeant and 6 Detectives, and 1 Evidence Custodian.

The Detective Section is responsible for:

  • Coordinating with local, state, and federal agencies
  • Determining trends in criminal activity
  • Preparing cases with the Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office
  • Working with the Montgomery County Regional Crime Lab
  • Working with the Patrol Section in deterring crime 

Citizens wishing to follow-up on their open investigation can contact the Trotwood Detective Section by calling 937-854-3988 Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

If you have information or a Tip regarding a specific crime, you can contact us at 937-854-3988 or by calling CRIMESTOPPERS at 937-222-STOP(7867), or emailing www.miamivalleycrimestoppers.com.

In addition to Special Investigations, The Trotwood Police Department monitors National, State, and Local Domestic Criminal Activity and trends concerning Homeland Security. 

For more information on Homeland Security please visit www.dhs.govFor more information on this matter, please contact Detective Sergeant Dan Heath at 937-854-7239 or email at dheath@trotwood.org.


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