Special Investigations Section

The Special Investigations Section conducts investigations of organized crime including prostitution, illegal gambling, and narcotics. Collects and analyzes criminal intelligence. Provides tactical enforcement in combating street crime problems and suppressing or reducing drug traffic.

  • Agriculture Crimes: Responsible for agriculture crimes including theft, burglary, vandalism, and trespassing. Also enforces laws related to animal industry and welfare, citrus, environmental, and forestry.
  • Auto Theft Investigations: Investigates auto and marine theft cases including V.I.N., registration, title, and speedometer fraud.
  • Organized/Street Crimes: Responsible for identifying and/or combating the criminal activities of traditional organized crime, narcotic cartels, and other organized criminal factions and for collecting and analyzing intelligence data. They have trained narcotic K-9 dogs available to assist local, state, and federal agencies. 
  • Warrant Execution: Executes active warrants in the Sheriff’s Office database. Member of this unit participate on the U.S. Marshals Task Force.