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Criminal Investigations
Criminal Investigations
Learn more about the roles of detectives, evidence technicians, and evidence custodians.

Detective
The detective is responsible for investigating major crimes and is part of the Kane County Major Crimes Task Force.

Evidence Technicians
The evidence technician is responsible for proper collection, packaging, and submission of evidence to the Illinois State Crime Lab for forensic analysis. Several officers are trained as field evidence technicians to collect evidence at crime scenes.

Evidence Custodian
The Evidence Custodian is responsible for the documentation and storage of all property entered into evidence. He is also responsible for delivery of evidence to the Illinois State Crime Lab for forensic analysis and making sure all evidence is available for court purposes.