The Support Services Division is responsible for specialized investigations and provides essential logistical support services to the Police Department. The division consists of more than 113 sworn officer and civilian employees. Support Services is comprised of the following bureaus and units:
- Investigative Services Bureau
- Special Investigations Unit
- Gang Unit
- School Resource Officers
- Crime Scene Investigations
- Records & Evidence Bureau
- Property & Evidence
- Telecommunications Bureau
- Technical Services
- Office of Emergency Management
- Jail Operations
The Support Services Division is overseen by Captain Keith Davis, a 28-year veteran of the department, began his career at CMPD in 1991 and worked patrol until he promoted to sergeant in 2005. Davis’ supervisory responsibilities through his tenure as sergeant included patrol, gang enforcement, SWAT, and Emergency Services. In 2013, Davis promoted to lieutenant and for the first two years served as Area Commander for one of two geographic deployment areas. Meanwhile, Davis kept his SWAT assignment and would remain in that detail for 24 years, the last seven serving as SWAT Commander. He went on to serve as the Telecommunications Bureau Lieutenant until his recent promotion to captain, effective Dec. 23, 2018.
Davis has a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University, and he has accrued certifications from the California Peace Officers Standards and Training. He also graduated from the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute in 2012. Davis has been recognized as Officer of the Year and Supervisor of the Year, among other recognitions. He is affiliated with a number of law enforcement associations, including the National Association of Tactical Officers and the Orange County Emergency Managers Organization.
Contact: Captain Keith Davis or (714) 754-5660