Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau is responsible for investigating all felony crimes reported and presents cases to the Garfield Heights Municipal Court and the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. In addition to charging felons, detectives work on long-term investigations, such as corruption, money laundering, identity theft, check fraud, complex narcotics investigations and complicated sexual assault cases.

The Detective Bureau is comprised of four officers:

  • Lieutenant
  • Two general duty detective
  • One narcotics detective

Bureau members also have additional assignments such as:

  • Range/Weapons Officers
  • Hostage Negotiators
  • Public Information Officer
  • Federal Task Force


Detective Lieutenant Charles Wilson's Office (216) 524-1234