Investigations Division

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Investigations Division

 Investigations Lieutenant


Joe Griffin

The investigations division of the police department conducts investigations of criminal incidents.  Investigators receive specialized training and are capable of investigating an array of crimes ranging from shoplifting to homicide.   

The investigations division is managed by a police lieutenant who has overall responsibility for the entire division.  Ten officers are currently assigned to the investigations division: a promoted detective, four police officers assigned to investigations, two school liaison officers, two officers assigned to the narcotics unit, and one officer assigned to the Hennepin County Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF).

If you have a question regarding an ongoing investigation, please contact Lt. Joe Griffin at

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