Detective Division

Rockland Police MassachusettsResponsibility

It is the responsibility of the Rockland Police Detective Bureau, to conduct follow-up investigations of serious crimes against the person, crimes against property, check and credit fraud, arsons, homicides, and any criminal offenses which are committed within our jurisdiction or as requested by the Chief of Police and the District Attorney's Office. We: 

  • Collect and maintain evidence for criminal prosecution, act as liaison with Law Enforcement Agencies nationwide
  • Conduct special criminal intelligence investigations' Detectives utilize professional training, experience, and specialized investigative techniques to navigate the maze of complexities associated with crime and its investigation


Our staff of skilled detectives evaluate facts gathered from physical evidence, witness statements, and documentation in order to determine that, in fact, a crime was committed, who committed the crime, and to assist the state in prosecuting the offenders. In providing the citizens of Rockland a safer community, the dedication and commitment of the men and woman of the Rockland Police Department is unmatched.


It is our mission to promote the highest level of public safety and quality of life, through exceptional police service to town residents, businesses and visitors. Focusing first and foremost on crime prevention, protection of people and property and the preservation of peace and order, through fair equitable enforcement of laws, while carefully safeguarding the dignity of all of those who are touched by the process.

Submitting Information

If you have information regarding a case or incident being investigated, you may call us, email, or write to us. Any information you provide will remain confidential.

Anonymous Tip Hotline

Our anonymous tip hotline is 781-878-4672.

This line is not recorded and your information will remain confidential. You can remain anonymous if you wish. If you have any information about illegal drug activity in Rockland, please email Rockland Police Department Detectives.

Additional Information

If you have any questions about the detective division, you can call the police department at 781-871-3890.