Criminal Investigation Division

CID Latent Finger Printing

The Criminal Investigation Divisions responsibility is the investigation and prosecution of crimes. Due to their specialized training, they serve the department in other areas such as negotiations and instruct classes for crime prevention. The CID officers normally work 8 to 5 business hours, but are also required to work late nights, after hours and weekends if the need arises.

Duties include

  • Crime scene investigation
  • Search warrants for evidence collection and scene analysis
  • Collection of latent prints, DNA, dangerous drugs and chemicals
  • Forensic interviews of suspects and witnesses  
  • Liaison between victim and prosecutors
  • Work closely with state and federal agencies on interstate crime
  • Crime prevention through education and programs
  • Dignitary Security
  • Narcotics Investigation
  • Sex Offender Registration and Tracking
  • Criminal Intelligence Gathering
  • Juvenile Investigations

Officer demonstrates finger printing

CID Demonstrates Blue Light Fingerprinting

Officer Demonstrates Finger Printing during educational program

The Criminal Investigation Division is under the direction of Lt. Terry Weed. Lt. Weed has been with the department since 1990 beginning his career as a Patrol Officer advancing to Criminal Investigations Detective, Sergeant, and Lieutenant of CID in 2015


Terry Weed

Sergeant Detective
Javier Sanchez

Cliff Hirl

Bryan Davis

Thomas Rivera

Gillespie County Crime Stoppers - TIPS

The Fredericksburg Police Department works in conjunction with the Gillespie County Crime Stoppers to solve crimes. Crime Stoppers provides a 24-hour tip line 830-997-8477 (TIPS) with guaranteed anonymity. To learn more about TIPS click here