The Investigations Unit is responsible for the investigation of serious crimes that occur in Blue Earth County. As a reflection of the increasingly complex nature of police work the investigators have become more specialized in their duties. The Investigations Unit consists of specialized units: General Investigations, Child Protection / Vulnerable Adult Investigations, Welfare Fraud Investigations and Narcotics Investigations (MN River Valley Drug Task Force). These units are supervised by members of the Administrative Staff for the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office.
Members of Investigations Unit conducts biannual alcohol compliance checks, as well as annual tobacco compliance checks.