Criminal Investigations

The Leon County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Bureau is made up of 41 detectives and supervisors working in six different units to investigate all types of crime within Leon County.

This Bureau is also responsible for digital evidence recovery or computer forensics.  The Leon County Sheriff’s Office frequently seizes and searches computers, cellular telephones and other digital storage devices in association with all types of criminal investigations.  These devices hold valuable evidence artifacts that can be very helpful during criminal investigations.  Devices are searched and evidence extracted in a forensically sound manner in order to assist detectives in furthering criminal investigations related to Violent Crimes, Financial Crimes, ICAC, Burglary, Missing Persons, Wanted Persons, and a host of other incident types. 


Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.