The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau consists of trained detectives who investigate a variety of criminal complaints such as homicides, sex crimes, frauds, property crimes, assaults and juvenile matters. Each detective receives training in all aspects of investigations including interviewing, evidence collection, proper procedures, law and various other topics that relate to criminal investigations.
Our Detective Bureau has an exemplary reputation in the law enforcement community and our detectives have participated in numerous multi-jurisdictional investigations. Detectives investigate criminal complaints throughout Macomb County and in some instances are asked to investigate complaints from other Macomb County police agencies.
The Bureau is led by a Detective Lieutenant who oversees all operations. Three sergeants are also assigned to the bureau who handle the day-to-day operations and to see that the bureau runs smoothly and efficiently. Fifteen detectives are assigned to the bureau to handle investigative matters and two clerical personnel are also assigned to the bureau as support staff to assist detectives daily.
The Detective Bureau also oversees the polygraph unit. Polygraph examinations are conducted for cases handled by sheriff’s detectives, as well as any other agency upon request.
Additionally, the Detective Bureau directs the FOC Enforcement Team. The FOC Enforcement Team handles outstanding warrants for subjects who fail to pay their child support. A sergeant oversees 4 plain clothes detectives and one uniformed deputy that is assigned to the unit.