Police Department

Investigation Division

The Criminal Investigations Unit is comprised of seven employees specializing in investigations. The Unit is commanded by a Sergeant with support from a Corporal. Each investigator completes hours of specialized training in a wide variety of investigative areas.

With advanced investigative techniques and resources, the Criminal Investigative Unit provides high-quality criminal investigative support to the Elko Police Department by conducting timely and thorough criminal investigations. The unit conducts systematic and methodical investigations to determine what findings the evidence supports.
The Detectives of the Department recognize their responsibilities to the community they serve and are committed to investigating all crimes ethically and impartially with sensitivity towards the needs of the victims.

The Criminal Investigations Unit supports the Patrol Division by assuming investigative responsibility involving major crimes occurring within the City.

As each investigator has their area of expertise, please feel free to contact one of the investigators listed below if the need arises.

The Investigations Unit encourages anyone to call with information about criminal activity or information that would help solve a case. Any request for anonymity will be honored.

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Detective Sergeant
Bryan Drake
(775) 777-7331 
  Detective Corporal
Pete Nielson
(775) 777-7324 
  Detective Corporal 
Jason Checketts
(775)777-7326
Detective
Mike Marshowsky
(775) 777-7332
  Detective
Cassie Wyllie
(775) 777-7322 
  Detective 
Mike Gustafson
(775)777-7328
Detective
Brad Parvin
(775)777-7327