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Investigative Services Bureau

The Investigative Services Bureau works with the community to solve crimes, helps bring offenders to justice, supports the recovery of victims, and protects witnesses.

The ISB contains the following four subdivisions:

  • Criminal Investigations Division: investigates and solves crimes so that offenders are brought to justice, and provides assistance to victims;
  • Narcotics and Special Investigations Division: provides proactive criminal enforcement services so that citizens can live in neighborhoods free from drug dealing, drug-related crime, and prostitution;
  • Crime Scene Investigations Division: processes crime scenes and coordinates evidence collection; and
  • Youth and Family Services Division: investigates abuse of minors, sexual abuse, internet-related crimes against minors, and human trafficking; processes all juvenile arrestees; and coordinates proactive outreach to community members and youth.
  • School Safety Division


Investigative Services Bureau
Assistant Chief Leslie Parsons
441 4th Street, NW
11th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 727-3043