The police department has six full time detectives assigned to investigate incidents occurring in the City of Bridgeton. These investigations include but are not limited to homicide, rape, robbery, stealing, juvenile crime and drug/liquor violations.
b) Crime Scene Unit
Three full time detectives are assigned to this unit which is tasked with photographing and processing crime scenes. They work closely with patrol officers and investigators in locating and seizing forensic evidence.
The Bridgeton Police Department has staff of five full time and three part time dispatchers. The dispatchers work 24 hours a day seven days a week handling calls for police service and dispatching officers where needed. The Police Communications Center is a “Public Safety Answering Point” (PSAP) handling 911 emergency calls.
Staffed with two full time Police Records Clerks, they work Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Records Clerks maintain and process all police reports filed. They also answer non-emergency calls during business hours.