Detective Bureau
Livingston County Sheriff
150 S Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843
Map to our location
Ph: 517.546.2440
Fax: 517.546.1744
Emergencies: Call 911
Tip Line: 517.546.8477
Business Office Hours:
8 am - 5 pm
County Holidays
Livingston County Jail
Ph: 517.546.2445
Fax: 517.546.1800

Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau is a specialized investigative unit, which works in conjunction with Uniformed Services on unresolved field investigations and specialized criminal investigations. Detectives conduct complex criminal investigations by gathering all available information including detailed interviewing of victim(s), witnesses, and potential suspect(s), collecting and preserving evidence, processing crime scenes, conducting surveillance, and obtaining search warrants. Detectives also evaluate crime trends and patterns using modern police technology in their efforts to prevent or complete a criminal investigation.

The Livingston County Sheriff's Office Detective Bureau is comprised of a Detective Lieutenant, a Detective Sergeant and  (6) highly skilled criminal investigators, a crime analyst, a Deputy who is assigned to LAWNET, our local narcotics enforcement unit and a Property Room Officer.

Additional responsibilities in the Detective Bureau include:

  • Major Crimes Task Force
  • Computer Crimes
  • Child and Vulnerable Adult Investigations
  • Cold Case Investigation