The Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division work under the command of a Lieutenant and a Sergeants.
In the General Investigations Unit all crimes to be investigated are divided into three groups:
- Crimes Against Persons - Murder, assault, sexual assault, kidnapping, elder abuse, and rape
- Crimes Against Property - Burglary, theft, embezzlement, forgery, and possession of stolen property
- Child Sex Crimes - Handled under a Multi-Disciplinary Protocol involving the District Attorney, Probation Department and Child Welfare Service
One investigator is assigned full time to the Kids Interview Team (KIT) with the responsibility for investigating all child sexual abuse cases involving victims under 14 years old.
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