The Criminal Investigations Division is also responsible for the collection and preservation of items that are needed as evidence in any criminal prosecution. Detective Chris Walker is assigned primary responsibility for the evidence vault and the record keeping associated with evidence maintenance.
The Criminal Investigations Division falls under the command of Assistant Chief of Police Phillip Taylor. It is staffed by two detectives who handle all criminal investigations for the City and they are Detective Chris Walker and Detective Jesse Deal. Both are experienced officers and between them have over forty years of experience. They also work closely with the District Attorney’s offices in Bastrop and Travis County to ensure that cases are complete and ready to prosecute when they are presented to the Court system.