Investigative Division

The Investigative Division is comprised of 2 sergeant investigators and 2 investigators who serve on the Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF). Members of this division conduct in-depth investigations into the most serious crimes committed in the county.

The sergeant investigators focus on person crimes and serious property crimes committed in the county. Investigators assigned to the VOTF focus their efforts on identifying and arresting criminals involved in those crimes that are most detrimental to the peace and safety of our communities. These crimes include selling drugs, illegal firearms possession and gang-related activities.


These VOTF investigators work as a team with investigators from:

  • Benton County
  • Sartell
  • Sauk Rapids
  • Sherburne County
  • St. Cloud
  • St. Joseph
  • Stearns County
  • Todd County
  • Waite Park


The Investigative Division is responsible for maintaining the evidence room, providing expertise and assistance to deputies at crime scenes, and working with investigative staff from surrounding agencies to cooperatively solve crimes occurring across jurisdictional boundaries.