Detectives handle all major criminal investigations. The unit consists of a sergeant and four detectives.
Special Investigations Unit
The Sheriff's Office participates in the regional Special Investigations Unit (SIU), which conducts investigations of officer involved shootings, in-custody deaths, and other critical incidents of member agencies. The sergeant and two detectives are assigned to participate in SIU investigations.
The Sheriff's Office participates in a local anti-drug task force by providing one full time detective to work exclusively in that area. This detective works with members of other local agencies to provide undercover narcotics investigations in the Tri-City area.