The Investigations Division of the Battle Creek Police Department utilizes officers and detectives that are trained in a multitude of investigative techniques, tactical response, and technical expertise. The Investigations Division supports the Patrol Division and is headed up by the Investigations Lieutenant that oversees the Detective Bureau, Forensic Science Unit, Gang Suppression Unit, Special Investigations Unit, Hotel/Highway Interdiction team and the Community Fusion Center.
Members of the Investigations Division are assigned to the division through either a promotional or special assignment process. Once assigned to the Investigations division, personnel undergo specialized training that assists with their operational objectives. Investigators are developed to become experts in their field and leaders of the organization.