The Criminal Investigative Division provides investigative services to all Anoka County police agencies. The division is responsible for most felony-level investigations of crimes occurring in Sheriff's Office patrol areas and felony cases not assumed by local police departments. The division specializes in investigations of:
Homicides and death investigations
The division also has investigators trained in:
Cell phone / tablet / PDA forensics
Computer and video forensics
Fraud prevention - working in the area of welfare fraud
The division also maintains the register for predatory offenders for the Sheriff's Office service area. For more information on offenders read about the county jail.