The detectives assigned to this bureau conduct follow-up investigations on various crimes that occurred within the City of New Port Richey. These types of crimes include: crimes against property, crimes against persons, cyber-crimes, economic crimes, and homicides. The detectives also represent the agency on various county-wide and regional task forces targeting drug enforcement, financial crimes, human trafficking and computer related solicitation of children for sex.
This section has four full-time Detectives, three School Resource Officers, two Crime Scene Technicians and one Victim Advocate.
This bureau is led by Sergeant Christopher Mellecker. If you need to speak to a detective they can be reached at (727) 841-4550 then press 8.
The Victim Advocate can be reached at (727) 232-8948.