OCSD Seal Portrait of Ken Burmood
Captain Ken Burmood

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Investigations Division to provide professional, responsive and caring law enforcement to the community by striving for excellence in every aspect of investigative services while maintaining the highest standards of honesty and integrity. The division will maintain a high degree of professional knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of all investigative disciplines in order to pursue all investigations in full accordance with applicable laws, policies and procedures. The division will provide quality, effective and timely investigative services in accordance with a courteous and professional manner to the communities we serve.

The Investigations Division is comprised of the Criminal Investigations and Special Investigations Bureaus. The Investigations Division is charged with the investigative and follow-up responsibilities of specific criminal action, which has occurred within the jurisdiction of the Sheriff's Department. The Captain, who administratively reports to the Commander of Field Operations and Investigative Services Command, commands this division. The Lieutenants of the Investigations Division are charged with the execution of the day-to-day operations within the divisional investigative details. Each detail is supervised by a Sergeant.