Criminal Investigations Division 

The Criminal Investigations Division (CIS) is comprised of:

  • Supervisors Lieutenant James Gregory and Sgt. Mike Morris.
  • Detectives Matt Hepperle, Philip Munchinsky, Scott Rudolph and Danny Eller.
  • Evidence Supervisor Paul Dunn with Technicians Bob Warnke and Misty Edwards.
DNA Samples
Detectives
Detective status is awarded through a competitive testing and selection process. Following assignment to CIS, Detectives receive specialized training in forensics and in investigating a wide variety of felony crimes.

Assignments
Detective assignments in CIS are divided into the following areas:
  • Person-Related Crimes
    • Aggravated assaults
    • Crimes against children
    • Homicide/death
    • Sex crimes
  • Property-Related Crimes
    • Burglaries
    • Pawn shops
    • Thefts
    • Vandalism
  • General Investigations
    • Financial crimes
    • Missing persons, etc.
Prescott Valley Police Department Response Unit
Collecting Evidence
Finally, all members of CIS work closely with the Yavapai County Attorney's Office, the Town of Prescott Valley Magistrate Court and with investigators from other jurisdictions.

Property/Evidence Release
The release of property or evidence items held by the Police Department is facilitated through the Evidence Unit by appointment. Please contact Paul Dunn at 928-772-5151 for any questions regarding property.