Special Investigations is comprised of the Auto Theft, Crime Scene, and Financial Crimes Units. These units are housed at Police Headquarters. One Sergeant commands both the Auto Theft Unit and Financial Crimes Unit. Another Sergeant commands the Crime Scene Unit. Both report to the Special Investigations Lieutenant, who reports to the Deputy Chief of the Criminal Investigations Division
The Auto Theft Unit consists of two investigators that specialize in the investigation and recovery of motorized vehicles. They assist other agencies and share investigative information with surrounding jurisdictions. The unit also collaborates with insurance companies in their claims/investigations.
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Phone: (812) 436-7967 or (812) 436-7968
Fax: (812) 435-6175
Crime Scene Officers’ responsibilities include identifying, processing, analyzing, documenting, and preserving evidence found at crime scenes. The unit is staffed with one sergeant and nine officers. The main objective of the CSU is to provide court-usable evidence, documentation and testimony in — but not limited to — fingerprint and shoeprint impressions, bloodstain pattern analysis, photography, video analysis, and crime scene reconstruction in order to support the efforts of the various investigative units of the Evansville Police Department.
The Crime Scene Unit (CSU) provides investigative services 24 hours per day/365 days per year.
Phone: (812) 436-7910
Fax: (812) 421-8154
Two investigators are tasked with the responsibility for investigating misdemeanor and felony cases of identity theft, credit card fraud, forgeries, fraud on financial institutions, home improvement fraud, check fraud and counterfeiting. Investigators work closely with the area banks, credit unions, and businesses to foster cooperation and share information as appropriate.
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (812) 436-7991
Fax: (812) 435-6234