Responsibilities & Overview
Additionally the SSB is responsible for the issuance of Alarm Permits.
The SSB is composed of 14 Detectives, in four divisions and provides a wide range of professional police services to the citizens of Galveston.
Working closely with Patrol and the Special Operations Unit the Support Services Bureau performs proactive law enforcement activities, follow-up criminal investigations, crimes against children investigations as well as narcotics investigations.
Task Force Participation
The Criminal Investigation Division has a task force officer assigned to the local office of the Drug Enforcement Agency to assist in the investigation of drug related crimes in the city and the surrounding area.
Property and Evidence
The Criminal Investigation Division also has an Evidence Technician that is responsible for cataloging, storing, the security and final disposition of all property and evidence that is collected by members of the Galveston Police Department.