Investigative Services is responsible for follow up investigation of crimes occurring in West Hartford. It includes two Divisions organized to provide specialized police services; the Detective Division and the Community Relations Division. Detectives with specialized training are assigned to each division, allowing for expertise in the different types of investigations required to bring criminal cases to successful conclusion. Along with investigating criminal complaints, Investigative Services is proactive in reducing crime. This is accomplished through high impact prevention and community education programs designed and implemented by the Community Relations Division; as well as through targeted surveillance details utilizing plain clothes detectives. These efforts work with other elements from different divisions in the department to provide a multifaceted approach to reducing crime in West Hartford.