The Criminal Investigations Division is comprised of eight specialized units staffed by 35 investigators and six civilian employees whom investigate all manner of crimes, both misdemeanor and felony. The Division strives to investigate and solve crimes in a timely manner with a positive outcome for the citizens and businesses in Round Rock.
The division is responsible for the following investigations and police services:
- homicides & suicides
- unattended deaths
- sexual assaults
- child abuse & family violence
- high-technology related crimes & forgery
- narcotic vice operations
- runaways & missing persons
- criminal mischief
- forensic examination of evidence and photographic service
The Crime Scene Unit is responsible for the collection, documentation and preservation of all evidence recovered at crime scenes. This unit is also responsible for fingerprint development/examination and operating the department’s evidence-processing lab.
The Evidence Unit is responsible for maintaining the integrity of evidence and chain of custody of all property that comes into their possession in accordance with state laws, city ordinances and departmental policies and procedures.
Criminal Investigations Division Unit Contacts:
General Investigations Section
Lt. Grant Golden
Burglary, theft of property or vehicles or criminal mischief
Sgt. Chris Ybarra
Domestic violence and child abuse
Sgt. Jeff Kopp
Non-family assaults, death or homicide investigations, non-family sex crimes, robberies or harassment
Sgt. Blake Bearden
Special Operations Section
Lt. Tom Sloan
White Collar Crimes
Embezzlement, fraud, identity theft, computer related crimes. To file a police report for identity theft, contact RRPD at 512-218-5500 or submit it online here.
Sgt. John Rowe
Sgt. Tate Hunter
Lt. Tom Sloan