Crime Scene Unit

Crime Scene Unit Information Officer Behind Police Line Ribbon

  • Three fulltime Deputy Sheriffs
  • Highly Trained:
    • Arson investigation
    • Blood spatter
    • Fingerprinting
    • Forensic science
    • Photography
    • Traffic Crash Investigation

Responsibilities & Uses of Crime Scene Unit

  • Responsible for gathering, preserving, and processing physical evidence found at all crime scenes within the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction.
  • At least one Deputy assigned to the Crime Scene Unit is either available for calls for service or on-call 24 hours a day.
  • Courtroom testimony
  • Manage Evidence vault