Detectives in this division are tasked with investigating reported incidents that require more time, resources, and often specialized investigative techniques that reach beyond the duties of the patrol officers. Detectives contact victims, witnesses, and others involved to record details, collect evidence, and conduct interviews as they endeavor to see each case through to a successful conclusion.
Crime Scene & Evidence Division
Personnel in the Crime Scene & Evidence Division assist uniformed officers and detectives in identifying and collecting evidence, photographing suspected crime scenes, and ensuring all evidentiary items are preserved to the standards set by the Florida Statutes and meet the accreditation guidelines.
Members of the Clermont Police Honor Guard choose to serve as the ceremonial agent for the department and the City of Clermont. This most prestigious unit requires extremely well-trained officers who work as a cohesive unit to render honors, preserve traditions, stimulate esprit-de-corps, and instill pride. The Honor Guard provides funeral honors for employees and retirees as well as duty-related deaths of law enforcement officers throughout the area. The role of the Honor Guard has expanded to include governmental and civic ceremonies at special events.