Investigators of the Police Department are tasked with both following up on reports of criminal acts as well as taking proactive measures to prevent crime from occurring. Detectives are responsible for a variety of case development activity to include locating and recovering stolen property, gathering forensic evidence from crime scenes, processing the forensic evidence and interrogating criminal suspects. Detectives compile and organize this information into a format easily presented to the courts for prosecution.
Captain Michael D. Natale
Captain Michael D. Natale is a 25 year veteran of the Griffin Police Department. He has experience in various areas of law enforcement with the Griffin PD including Uniform Patrol Division, Crime Statistics and Analysis, D.A.R.E. and G.R.E.A.T Instructor, School Resource Officer, Budgeting and Office of Professional Standards, Narcotics and Criminal Investigations. Captain Natale has over 2500 hours of Police training. He has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Valdosta State University along with a Master of Public Administration Degree from Columbus State University. Captain Natale is currently the Captain of the Criminal Investigations Division which includes Narcotics, School Resource Officers, Warrants, Crime Scene, Customer Service, and the Records Division.
Lieutenant Daniel Jett
Lieutenant Daniel Jett is a 15 year veteran of the Griffin Police Department. He has experience in various areas of law enforcement with the Griffin PD including Uniform Patrol Division, Traffic Division, and Criminal Investigations. Lieutenant Jett has over 2000 hours of Police training. He has an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Southern Crescent Technical College. Lieutenant Jett is currently the Lieutenant of the Criminal Investigations Division which includes Criminal Investigations, Crime Scene, Evidence, and School Resource Officers.