The Ludlow Police Department Detective Bureau is charged with the responsibility of the investigations of felony and misdemeanor crimes occurring within its jurisdiction. The Detective Bureau is responsible for the identification, apprehension, interrogation, interviews, prosecution of offenders, case clearance and the processing of stolen and recovered property.
Detectives also investigate non-criminal activity, such as missing persons and juvenile related matters.
Investigations include; Juvenile Crimes, Sex Crimes, Robbery, Homicide, Assaults, Residential and Commercial Burglaries, Thefts, Auto Thefts, Economic Crimes, Computer Crimes, Forensic Services, Narcotic Investigations and the service of Arrest Warrants.
The Ludlow Police Detective Bureau also works closely with investigators from the Massachusetts State Police, federal agencies and surrounding cities and towns in sharing resources, personnel and pertinent information related to criminal activities. The Detective Bureau personnel are also affiliated with local task forces that have been established to address specific types of crimes, such as narcotics and narcotic related crimes.