The Investigations Division provides competent, professional, investigative assistance, and personnel to:
- Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent Crimes Task Force,
- U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force,
- Cuyahoga County Prosecutor CODIS Task Force,
- Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.
The Detective Bureau is responsible for criminal investigations into public corruption, threats against public officials, violent crimes against persons, identity theft, and financial fraud.
Use Of Deadly Force Investigation Unit
This team is comprised of specially trained Detectives and acts as an independent unit available to law enforcement entities to investigate and review police use of deadly force incidents.
Principal Protection Unit
The Principal Protection Unit is responsible for conducting all-inclusive physical and personal security evaluations to determine needed security precautions and procedures.
A major part of this unit’s mission is to prevent an incident before it occurs. The team depends on meticulous advance work and threat assessments to identify potential risks, as overall safety of the principal is of the highest concern.
Computer Forensic Examiner-Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF)
The use of combined resources allows the Electronic Crimes Task Force to identify and address potential cyber vulnerabilities before the criminal element exploits them.
Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC)
The ICAC task force is led by the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office. The mission is to identify, arrest, and prosecute individuals who use the internet to lure minors into illicit sexual relationships or produce, distribute, or solicit child pornography.