The Criminal Investigations Division investigates persons and property crimes occurring in Lowndes County. In addition to the investigation and prosecution of criminals, these professionals are responsible for crime scene investigations, devices, gathering and compiling of criminal intelligence and evidence processing and storage.
The investigators, supervised by Captain Ryan Rickert, are assigned major crimes such as homicides, rapes, robberies, and home invasions, as well as property crimes such as auto thefts, burglaries, and financial or fraud cases like pyramid schemes and credit card scams.
This division also includes investigators who work with adolescents and specialize in crimes against children. The Crime Scene Unit provides highly trained crime scene investigators, who gather and study evidence and present it in the courtroom at trial.
C.I.D. continues to work with local, state, and federal agencies and prosecutors.