Investigative Services

The Investigative Services Division is currently under the command of Lieutenant George J. Bryce, Jr. 

Lieutenant Bryce was sworn in as a Patrolman with the Bethel Police Department in November of 1999. In 2004, he was assigned as the School Resource Officer for Bethel High School before being assigned to the Detective Bureau as a Detective in 2006. During his time in the Detective Bureau, he worked numerous major crime cases specializing in computer and financial crimes and served as President on the Executive Board of the Fairfield County Detective Conference. In 2008 he became an affiliate member of the FBI Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force as well as being certified as a computer forensic examiner and in 2012 he became a POST certified instructor in Crimes Against Persons. In 2014 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and served nine months in the Patrol Division as the dayshift supervisor. Lieutenant Bryce then served as Detective Sergeant from 2015 through 2019 and his responsibilities included the direct supervision of detectives assigned to the Detective Bureau, case management, as well as evidence management and storage. In November of 2019, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and is currently assigned as the Investigative Support Commander where his duties include the overall management and supervision of Detective Bureau operations. 

Lieutenant Bryce holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Post University.