Major Crimes

The major crimes detectives are responsible for the investigation of violent crimes against persons, arson, fraud / financial crimes, identity theft and cyber crimes. They are tasked with locating, identifying and interviewing potential witnesses and suspects in these crimes. These detectives are also responsible for investigations involving run-away juveniles / missing persons.

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The Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is assigned a total of 27 deputies, and is supervised by a Captain and four Lieutenants. This division consists of four specialized sections: Major Crimes, Property Crimes, Crime Scene Investigations (CSI), and Narcotics. The primary function of these detectives is to investigate criminal activity, arrest those responsible, thus bringing to justice suspects who have committed criminal acts within the jurisdiction of our county.

Detectives receive extensive, specialized criminal investigative training in interviewing and interrogations, homicides, rapes, robberies, burglaries, and other criminal investigations. This training enables these detectives to stay informed on the latest investigative techniques and legal updates.