The Juvenile Investigations Unit is a branch of the Major Investigations Division. This unit’s primary purpose is to conduct follow-up investigations pertaining to misdemeanor crimes committed by offenders under the age of 18 and felony crimes committed by offenders under the age of 17.
Juvenile detectives perform, but are not limited to, the following police functions:
Coordinate and prepare cases for court
Conduct follow-up investigations
Design and implement programs
Divert juveniles from the juvenile justice system and adjusting cases at the department level (see Peer Jury information)