The Investigations Division is responsible for investigating all crimes against property and crimes against persons. Several of the detectives have received specialized training in a variety of areas, including but not limited to auto and heavy equipment theft, fire scene investigation, computer crime, and juvenile sex crime and abuse. The duties of these detectives are to conduct follow up investigations of offenses reported to this office. Crimes investigated range from simple petty theft to homicide.
Members of the Investigations Division participate in multi-jurisdictional task forces, such as the Metro Squad, which investigates major cases in the Metro KC area.
The Sex Offender Registration Enforcement (SORE) Unit provides the registration process and the enforcement procedures for those convicted sex offenders required by law to register with the county.
The Property/Evidence Unit maintains the storage of all property & evidence secured/recovered during investigation of crimes. They also maintain the inventory of Lost & Found items.