The Investigation Division of the Hodgkins Police Department is responsible for the investigation of criminal activity in the Village of Hodgkins. This includes the following up on all crimes which are reported to the Department as well as the proactive work needed to combat criminal activity which may not be reported such as drug, gang and vice (prostitution, gambling etc.).
Our detectives work closely with other law enforcement agencies and is a primary conduit of information exchange with local, county, state and federal agencies as well as local task forces like M.C.A.T., Major Case Assistance Team.
In addition, the Investigation Division works closely with both the Patrol and Youth Divisions not only to accomplish its tasks but also to help the other divisions accomplish theirs. Another function of the Investigation Division is that of crime prevention. Detectives give presentations to citizen groups, local businesses and schools on a variety of topics like Community Watch Program, Anti-Gang, Anti-Drug, Financial Crimes, Senior Citizen Safety and many others.