The Criminal Investigations Unit is responsible for conducting follow-up investigations into crimes reported in the city, crime scene processing and evidence management. Detectives are on-call 24 hours a day.
Within the unit, detectives have sub-specialties:
- Identity Theft
- Sex Crimes
- Auto Theft
In addition, the bureau maintains detectives who are Certified Examiners in Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (C.V.S.A.), a tool used in lie detection. Certain Detectives within the bureau are members of the Midwest Financial Fraud Investigators Association
, International Homicide Investigators Association
, Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis
and also assist outside agencies in other investigations.
Members of the Criminal Investigations Division can be reached in the office during the hours of 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. If you need to reach a detective, please call (314) 432-8000. Lieutenant Henry Francis
can be reached at (314) 442-2073 ext. 2531.