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Criminal Investigations
Moline Police Department Criminal Investigations Division
The Moline Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is staffed by civilian and sworn employees. CID is responsible for the follow-up investigation of crimes and the implementation of community programs such as neighborhood watch. CID is made up of the following units:

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Adult Crimes Investigations
This unit investigates all serious crimes to include murder, robbery, property crimes, crimes against persons, and computer related crime.

Juvenile Crimes Investigations
This unit investigates all crimes/offenses involving juveniles. This unit has specially trained juvenile investigators well versed in handling all criminal and status cases involving juveniles. Juvenile detectives are also familiar and often work with area social agencies when dealing with juvenile issues.

Referral Agencies:

  • Child Abuse Hotline - (800).25.ABUSE
  • DCFS (Local Office) - 309.794.3500
  • Youth Service Bureau - 309.793.3460
  • Catholic Charities - 309.794.2200

Street Crimes
This unit is comprised of undercover detectives who are assigned to proactive enforcement with an emphasis on targeting drug and gang related crimes. They specialize in the development of sources and covert investigations.

Crime Stoppers
This unit is responsible for sorting and disseminating tips that come through the Crime Stoppers program. This unit is tasked with managing through participation in all facets of the Crime Stoppers program and maintaining an active role on the Crime Stoppers board. This unit also participates in and organizes fundraisers. The detective assigned to this unit is also the department’s public information officer and acts as the department’s liaison with all media related agencies.

High School and Middle School Liaisons
This unit maintains a presence at all of the high schools and Jr. high schools in Moline. They investigate all criminal matters involving the schools and work hand in hand with the school administration to ensure a safe environment at all school functions. They also manage a Crime Stoppers program through the schools.

Gang Task Force/ Metropolitan Enforcement Group
CID supplies one detective each to GTF and MEG. GTF is a federally managed multi-jurisdictional task force which concentrates its efforts on gang crime enforcement. The MEG is a multi-jurisdictional task force concentrating on drug crime enforcement.