Investigative Bureau Commander
The primary function of Criminal Investigations Bureau is to conduct follow-up investigations of reported crimes. These investigations consist of interviewing suspects, victims, and witnesses; analyzing information for validity, reliability, and accuracy; and compiling a comprehensive and factual case file to be presented in court. They are also tasked with crime analysis, surveillance in areas of criminal activity, the monitoring and maintenance of registered sex and drug offenders, and intelligence gathering.
The Evesham Police Investigative Bureau is also responsible for the receiving, processing, storing and purging of property/evidence collected by officers during the course of their duties. The integrity of the chain-of-custody and the integrity of the evidence/property room are critical for the successful prosecution of criminal cases.
Detectives are selected through a formal process and receive additional investigative training as a result of their assignment.The Investigative Bureau is supervised by Lieutenant Graff.
Lieutenant Graff has been with the Evesham Police Department since 2004. Prior to joining the Evesham Police Department, Lieutenant Graff was a Police Officer with the Linwood Police Department for 1.5 years. Lieutenant Graff has a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services from Thomas Edison University and is a graduate of the New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Command and Leadership Program. Lieutenant Graff is also a New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Accredited Command Executive and attended the Police Executive Institute. Prior to serving as the Investigative Bureau Commander, Lieutenant Graff served as a Patrol Bureau Commander, a Detective, and Patrol Bureau Sergeant.