The Investigations Section is part of the Operations Division of the Sheriff’s Office. The section consists of thirteen full-time detectives, a crime analyst, one sergeant and one lieutenant. These highly trained detectives handle property and persons crimes investigations, as well as, critical incident investigations which occur within the county.
Investigators specialize in a variety of assignments, including: Property Crimes, Elder Abuse, Financial Crimes, High Technology Crimes, Sexual Assault, Persons Crimes, Homicide, and Cold Case Homicide. During large scale investigations or critical incidents, detectives come together as a unit for these complex events. In order to better serve the community and victims of crimes, the Investigations Section works cooperatively with other law enforcement entities throughout the county, as well as other jurisdictions, and has many partnerships with government and community based organizations.
The Investigations Section is located at 471 Pierroz Road, Placerville. To contact a Detective, please call (530) 642-4703.