Detective Division

Sheriff's Office
Adrian H. Anderson, Sheriff



The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division is responsible for: Sheriff's Office Detective Badge


  • Investigate all major crimes
  • Process crime scenes & collect forensic evidence
  • Make arrests & execute warrants
  • Assist patrol & other agencies


Crime Scene Technicians

  • Process crime scenes & collect forensic evidence
  • Operate conventional & digital photo lab
  • Maintain evidence section
  • Conduct educational demonstrations


Fire Investigation Team

Fire Investigators gathering evidence
  • Work with the DC Dept of Emergency Response investigating the cause and origin of fires
  • Arrest and execute warrants for arson, insurance fraud and other related crimes
  • Conduct programs for youth


Dutchess County Task Forces

Dutchess County Sheriffs Office Drug Task Force Emblem  Child's hand holding teddy bear

Drug Task Force

  • Conduct major drug investigations
  • Execute search warrants & make arrests
  • Seize drug dealer’s assets


Child Advocacy Center 

  • Investigate cases of child abuse & sexual assault
  • Execute warrants & make arrests
  • Work closely with Child Protective Services





Go to top of page