(CID) CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT
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Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) provides support and specialist services in the pursuit of Force and local Crime and Disorder Strategies, targeted at the investigation, prevention and reduction of crime, as well as providing direction and guidance to the Force in the development and implementation of crime related strategies.
The range of specialist services available within the department are many and varied and consist of dedicated teams of agents trained and equipped to undertake proactive and protracted criminal investigations (Organized Crime Unit, Special Branch) to agents and support staff who provide reactive support for major investigations and volume crime activity (Major Crime Team, Economic Crime Unit, Vulnerability Unit, Scientific Support Unit and Public Protection Unit).