Criminal Investigations Division

The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is supervised by three sergeants and one lieutenant. It also houses the civilian Crime Scene Investigator and Investigative Tech. In 2016, Lt. Paul Dickinson was promoted to the commander of CID. He became a Police Officer in 2004 and was promoted to Sergeant in 2012 and lieutenant in 2015. Lt. Dickinson oversees all three CID sergeants and 15 detectives. 

Sgt. Harlan Hatton has been with the department since 2000. He supervises the four detectives who investigate violent crimes against persons; these include: homicide, robbery, assault, and missing persons. 

Sgt.  Cyndi McLane has been with the department since 2001. She previously served as the supervisor over property crimes in CID. In January 2018, the department added a CID supervisor to supervise detectives assigned to special victims cases. Sgt. McLane has taken on this role and currently supervises the seven detectives in the Special Victims Unit; these include: child victim crimes, adult sex crimes, and the Domestic Violence Unit (DOVE)

Sgt. Chris Boyle has been with the department since 2002. He supervises the four detectives who investigate property crimes and/or geographical investigations; these include: burglaries, forgeries, frauds, and counterfeiting.

If you need to contact a detective regarding a pending case, call (573) 874-7652, or e-mail Police_Detectives@CoMo.gov.