The Investigations Division of the Bethel Park Police Department investigates more serious crimes committed within the Bethel Park community. The Investigation Division's primary function is to identify and apprehend criminal offenders.  Detectives assigned to the Investigations Division handle a variety of complex in-depth investigations, including but not limited to: financial crimes, computer crimes, sex assaults, burglaries, robberies and narcotics.

The investigative process often involves a coordinated effort among local, state and/or federal law enforcement agencies.  Detectives assigned to this division, do so by working cooperatively with other units within the police department, other municipal departments as well as the entire community.

The Investigative Division, consist of three detectives, each specializing in specific areas of law enforcement. These officers are assigned to the division full time to handle all investigations that result from any serious or complex criminal cases.

If you should need to contact any of the Detectives, here is their list of numbers

Dial 412-831-6800

Detective Fred Paganico extension 413 or

Detective Lance Mattes extension 417 or

Detective Giles Wright extension 106  or

Detective Joelle Dixon extension 107 or


Fingerprinting is done for residents by appointment only.  Please call any of the Detectives or email to schedule an appointment.