Support Services Division

The Support Services division is commanded by Captain Derek Ortado

The Support Services division encompasses the following units. 

  • Criminal Investigations
  • Accreditation
  • Parking Enforcement
  • Community Policing

Criminal Investigations Division (CID)

The CID of the Stuart Police Department is led by Lt. George McLain who has one Sergeant, three general assignment detectives and one detective assigned to crime scene investigation and evidence management. The main function of the CID is to investigate serious crimes within the city limits. Detectives are assigned to work a variety of cases to include the below incident types. 

  • Aggravated assaults
  • Aggravated batteries
  • Burglaries
  • Cold case review (unsolved homicides)
  • Counterfeiting
  • Death investigations
  • Embezzlement
  • Frauds
  • Identity theft
  • Robberies
  • Sexual assaults
  • Suicides
  • Traffic-related fatalities

Parking Enforcement

Parking enforcement is comprised of two civilian parking enforcement officers. These officers work to enforce parking violations occurring in the city.