The Criminal Investigation Division responds to any major law enforcement incident that occurs in Oconee County.  The Criminal Investigation Division responds to crimes against persons, property crimes, investigates crime scenes, conducts long and short term narcotics investigations, and maintains all property and evidence for the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office.

The Criminal Investigation Division has a close working relationship with other Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Agency, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Georgia State Patrol, and Georgia Department of Natural Resources. The Criminal Investigation Division also provides resources and shares intelligence with local and surrounding agencies.

The Criminal Investigation Division strives to set a standard of excellence for others to follow. We are dedicated to enhancing public safety and reducing the fear and the incidence of crime in our community.