– The Investigation division assists the Field Operations division in the investigation of criminal activity. They conduct criminal investigations of offenses which require advanced skill and training, process crime scenes to gather evidence, assist in identifying specific crimes such as white collar crimes narcotic crimes, and related incidents. They also conduct confidential internal and background investigations.
Our Investigations Division personnel are trained in various specialties such as burglary, robbery, bad checks, white-collar crimes, identity theft, child abuse, sex crimes, arson, evidence collection and interrogation/interview techniques. The Investigation Division is assigned to gather, store and maintain all physical evidence collected by the Sunset Hills Police Department; this division maintains digital photographs taken by the department of suspects and crime scenes and processes felony crime scenes. The Sunset Hills Police Department supports the Greater St. Louis Major Case Squad by assigning our detectives to the squad.
Postal Inspector site on ID Theft, Fraud Scams http://www.usps.com/websites/depart/inspect/
FBI site on Fraudhttp://www.fbi.gov/majcases/fraud/fraudschemes.htm
Missouri Attorney General good site for consumers http://ago.mo.gov/
Merchants Bad Check handbook (PDF)http://www.co.st-louis.mo.us/pa/badchk.pdf
St. Louis County Prosecutorhttp://www.co.st-louis.mo.us/pa/