Violent crimes Unit

The Violent Crimes Unit is responsible for the follow up investigation of incidents involving but not limited to felony and misdemeanor assaults, kidnappings, threats, harassments, hate crimes, school threats, terror threats and weapons violations. The Violent Crimes Unit uses all available technological resources to solve crimes, locate, apprehend, and bring to justice criminal suspects who commit violent acts against the community members of the Gila River Indian community. The Gila River Police department's Violent Crimes Unit is comprised of a squad of ten Detectives and one Sergeant. Detectives currently assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit have a collective average of over ten years of Police experience.