Child/Family Crimes Unit


Detectives assigned to the Yuma Police Department’s Child & Family Crimes Unit are responsible for the investigations of crimes against children, domestic violence, and internet crimes against persons. These detectives are specially trained in the forensic interviewing of children, victim sensitive investigative techniques, and digital evidence collection and processing. These detectives are also responsible for sex offender registration verification and community notification of sex offenders.

Child & Family Crimes Detectives work in close partnership with Amberly’s Place a collaborative, community-based victim advocacy center. Amberly’s Place provides victim focused facilities and services to promote and support innovative, multi-disciplinary approaches to the investigation, prosecution, and intervention of child and family crimes.

Child & Family Crimes Detectives also work in partnership with the Arizona Department of Child Safety, Catholic Community Services – Safe House, and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.  

The Child and Family Crimes Unit has a detective assigned full time to the United States Marshal’s Wanted Task Force and two detectives collaterally assigned to the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.   

 Contact Information

If you have information regarding an investigation or questions concerning a case you are involved in, contact the Yuma Police Department Investigations Division.  You’ll be directed to the detective assigned your case.  If you know the case number, please have it available so we may serve you more efficiently.

Investigations Division (928) 373-4670

Related Links

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