The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division is responsible for conducting follow up investigation referred from the Patrol Division, sexual assault investigations, Predatory Offender registration compliance, and DWI vehicle forfeitures.  The Investigations Division also conducts follow up investigations that are referred from Olmsted County Community Services.  Examples would include Financial Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult, child sexual assault referrals, and maltreatment referrals.  The Investigations Division of the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office also works closely with investigators from the SE MN Violent Crimes Enforcement Team

The Investigations Division is comprised of 1 Sergeant, four (4) general investigation detectives, one (1) County Attorney detective, two (2) investigators, one (1) Intelligence Analyst, one (1) Administrative Assistant, one (1) narcotics detective and three (3) narcotics investigators in which all are assigned to the Southeast Minnesota Violent Crime Enforcement Team.  Each general investigator specializes in unique crime investigation such as vulnerable adult cases, heavy equipment theft, arson investigations, welfare fraud and internet crimes with a focus on protecting children.  The Investigations Division receives support from the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force where one (1) general investigator is assigned on a part time basis.

The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Olmsted County Attorney’s Office, participates in the Check Diversion Program. If you’ve received a worthless check, please follow the link below and follow the direction in the packet. 

Check Diversion Packet (822KB)

The Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division works with the Minnesota Joint Analysis Center (MNJAC) as well as the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) which are both federally sponsored organizations.

If you need assistance from the Investigations Division for cases referred from the Patrol Division, Predatory Offender registration questions, or DWI forfeiture questions, please contact us at the following numbers:

Cases referred from the Patrol Division:

                Investigations Sergeant    507 328-6752

Predatory Offender Registration:

                POR Investigator 507 328-6735

DWI Forfeitures:

                DWI Forfeiture Coordinator 507 328-6688