The Financial Crimes unit is under the command of Lieutenant Gene Spiller. It is staffed by Sergeant Brian Linthicum as well as Detectives D Wright, D. Franklund, B. McClain, and M. Salinas. All investigators work 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The focus of this unit is the follow-up investigation of crimes concerning altered or falsified documents and identity theft. This includes but is not limited to forged or altered checks, credit and debit card abuse, and counterfeit money.
The investigators from the Financial Crimes Unit can be contacted through the Detective Secretary at 713-475-7830.
Filing a Report
If a forgery or identity theft report has not already been filed, contact dispatch at 713-477-1221. They will then determine if it is necessary to send a patrolman or refer you to the front desk for the initial report to be filed over the telephone.