Using a victim-centered approach, crimes will be investigated thoroughly and promptly with professionalism and tenacity, helping to enhance the quality of life for citizens and visitors in the City of Port Clinton
The Port Clinton Police Detective Bureau will practice the values described above by identifying, selecting and training quality personnel who will carry out the many specialized duties of the assignment as a Detective. Through the use of traditional investigative methods as well as the latest technological resources, Detectives primarily conduct investigations into all major crimes that are committed in the City of Port Clinton.
In support of this primary investigative function, Detectives also develop and maintain criminal intelligence information and assist officers in our Patrol Division. In addition, Detectives frequently assist other area law enforcement agencies forming positive relationships that help lead toward the common goal of suppression of criminal activity in the City of Port Clinton and surrounding communities.
Currently, the officer assigned to the Detective Bureau is Sergeant Corbin Carpenter who conducts a variety of investigations dealing with all major crimes, often including, but not limited to;

-Sexual Assaults
-Aggravated Assaults
- Burglaries
- Robberies
- Thefts
- Bias crimes
- Child Abuse allegations
-Fire Investigations
-White collar crimes
-Missing persons
-Computer-related crimes
-Suspicious deaths
- Illegal narcotics activity
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