The Investigations Unit provides professional investigative support which enhances the quality of life for the citizens and guests of Eagle County. Investigators are responsible for more complex and time consuming investigations, which ensures patrol deputies are available to respond to calls for service. Investigations include major crimes such as deaths, drugs, arson, sexual assaults, child abuse, embezzlements, identity thefts, robberies and kidnappings. Each detective receives approximately 240 hours of specialized training. Investigators are also involved in background investigations for hiring and concealed weapons permits, sex offender registrations and liquor enforcement operations.