The purpose of the Investigative Unit is to conduct follow-up investigations of incidents that are not solved by the Patrol Unit due to staffing issues or time restraints. Investigations is a police activity which is directed toward:
- The apprehension of criminals by the gathering of evidence leading to their arrest for criminal activity.
- The collection and presentation of evidence and testimony resulting in convictions of the perpetrators of these criminal acts.
The Investigative Unit is comprised of one captain, one lieutenant, and six investigators. One investigator is assigned to the Tri-County Drug Task Force and a second is assigned as a School Resource Officer.