The Detective, commanded by a Commander, is assigned narcotics investigations as well as major crimes such as sexual assaults, robberies, burglaries, felony thefts and any other crimes which require additional resources and expertise.

In addition to investigations and preparing cases for prosecution, the Detective is responsible for crime scene investigations and gathering and compiling intelligence on criminal activity.

​Deadly Force Investigations

As a result of Senate Bill 15-219, Concerning Measures to Provide Additional Transparency to Peace Officer Involved Shootings, the Monument Police Department cooperates with the Deadly Force Investigation Team consisting of investigators from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado Springs Police Department.  Members of this multi-agency investigations team will investigate incidents involving officers with the Monument Police Department where deadly force was used.  Colorado Revised Statute 16-2.5-301 provides the statutory requirements for these investigations.