Detective Bureau

detective bannerOne of the most critical police functions is the investigation of criminal offenses. The objective of the police investigation is the successful identification, apprehension and prosecution of criminal offenders. The major purpose of the criminal investigation is to gather information. The ultimate success or failure of this police effort is closely related to the immediate response and the police action taken at the time the crime is first brought to their attention. A Detective is an officer assigned to further investigate and prosecute felonies and such misdemeanors as require extended investigations. The Northampton Police Department Detective Bureau is also responsible for a number of other police services.You may contact individual members of the Detective Bureau by phone or via email using the links below. The Detective Bureau is currently staffed with five Detectives, one Detective Sergeant and one Detective Lieutenant.  The Detective Bureau is also staffed with one patrol officer on temporary assignment. 


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 Det. Peter Fappiano - (413) 587-1126

Det. Luann Caputo - (413) 587-1155

 Det. Michael Briggs - (413) 587-1133

       Det. Brendan McKinney - (413) 587-1120

Det. Andrew Carney- (413) 587-1150

Det. Jared LaValle- (413) 587-1058

                     Off.  Dennis Liptak



Frequently Asked Questions- Detective Bureau

FAQ's- Firearms

FAQ's- Sex Offender Information

Det. Lieutenant

Alan Borowski    

(413) 587-1177

Det. Sergeant

Victor Caputo

(413) 587-1178

Detective Bureau Links

Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board

NPD: Located at 29 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060 | Emergencies: 911 | Business Line: 413-587-1100 | Fax: 413-587-1137