The Davidson County Sheriff's Office investigates every complaint of criminal activity submitted. As criminal acts become more intense and complicated, the investigation of such incidents require a more in-depth and specific investigation.
For incident like this, the Sheriff's Office assigns those investigations to a team of highly trained men and women who have expertise in developing leads, recovering property, and successfully prosecuting those who commit those acts.
The Criminal Investigations Unit is made up of six full time detectives, two part-time detectives and the units commander, Lieutenant Dewayne Miller.
Lieutenant Miller started his career with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office in 1992 as a Patrol Deputy where he was a K-9 Handler. In 1996 Lt. Miller was promoted to detective and was a member of the Breaking & Entering Task Force. Lt. Miller attained the rank of Sergeant and then Lieutenant over the Criminal Investigations Unit where he currently serves.