Criminal Investigations Section
The Criminal Investigations Section is part of the Support Services Division. The Criminal Investigations Section is led by Sgt. Casey Kowalczyk and staffed by five (5) investigators. The Criminal Investigations Section works to apprehend, investigate, and prosecute criminal offenders through conducting thorough criminal investigations. Also, this section is responsible for conducting follow-up investigations, background checks of fire and police applicants, and liquor license verification.
Members of the Criminal Investigation Section maintain memberships and networks with various law enforcement agencies such as the Suburban Detective Association, the Midwest Homicide Investigators Association, the Suburban Detective Commanders Association, DuPage County Detective Association, and the Cook County Regional Organized Crime group. Investigators regularly attend meetings to share information on criminal activities throughout the area.
Youth Investigations Section
The Youth Investigations Section is part of the Support Services Division. The Youth Investigations Section is led by Sgt. Kristen Julian and staffed by five (5) investigators. The Youth Investigations Section works to divert youths from delinquent behavior and investigates all criminal/delinquent offenses committed by or against youths. This section maintains liaison with local schools, agencies, and other resources that provide services for youths. Also, the Youth Investigations provides specialized and technical support to all other sections within the department.