Crime Analysis personnel are responsible for the collection, collation, assembling, and analysis of information of criminal activity in the City of Garland. The Crime Analysis Unit assists the department by providing accurate and timely information about criminal activity.
This information will increase investigative leads, assist in solving cases, and provide warning of new criminal activity which may show crime pattern changes in existing criminal activity. The department will then have an opportunity to gain an advantage over criminals, and through the provided statistics, assist in tactical and strategic planning to combat the criminal activity.
Crime Analysis supports a number of department functions including Patrol deployment, special operations, tactical units, investigations, Neighborhood Police Officers, and planning and research.