The Modesto Police Department Investigative Services Division (ISD) is
responsible for following up and investigating felony cases that are
forwarded by patrol officers, and preparing the cases for presentation
to the District Attorney’s Office.
The Investigative Services
Division is staffed with over 85 sworn and professional personnel
consisting of detectives, community service officers, crime analysts,
and crime scene investigators. The units within Investigative Services
Division consist of the following.
Violent Crimes Unit (VCU)
Crimes Against Persons
Robbery / Homicide
Special Crimes Unit (SCU)
Identification Unit (CSI)
Special Victims Unit (SVU)
Property Crimes Unit (PCU)
Pawn / Metal Detail
Street Gang Unit (SGU)
Gang Member Documentation
Major Crimes Unit (MCU)
Street Level Drug Investigations
Members of the Modesto Police Department Investigative Services Division also participate in the following 2 multi-agency task forces.