Criminal Investigations

Detective at a crime scene behind yellow tape reading Police Line Do Not CrossThe West Goshen Township Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division serves the citizens as the primary investigative unit for all major case incidents occurring within the Township. These types of cases include but are not limited to:

  • Arson
  • Fraud
  • Homicide
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Violations of drug laws

The members of the division consist of a Sergeant and 3 detectives who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The detectives are some of the most experienced officers in the department who receive an expansive amount of training in the area of criminal investigations. The division works closely with other investigative agencies at the federal, state and local levels in the investigation of criminal activity and the prosecution of criminal offenders, as well as the Crime Victims Center of Chester County.

It is the mission of the division to provide a professional full service criminal investigative body to ensure the thorough and complete investigation of all criminal matters.