The detective division of the Hingham Police Department is responsible for the follow-up investigation of serious crimes against persons and property committed in the Town of Hingham. Furthermore, the division engages in proactive investigations of drug crimes and other criminal activity. These investigations require specialized training, advanced investigative approaches, and collaboration with local, state and federal agencies. Our detectives are dedicated to investigating these crimes, collecting and processing evidence, identifying perpetrators and preparing cases for successful prosecution.
Additionally the detective division also oversees sex offender registration, criminal warrants, liquor permits, and evidence maintenance. The detectives division is on 24 hour call status, due to the complexity and immediacy of serious crimes, and the need for prompt processing of evidence and interviewing witnesses. The division currently consists of 3 detectives and a detective sergeant supervisor.