Investigations Unit


The Investigative Unit is responsible for the investigation of crimes and preparation of cases for criminal prosecution.  The Investigators handle all criminal investigations for Pine County and all municipalities throughout the county.  The investigators routinely attend advanced training in the following areas:

  • Arson
  • Assault
  • Computer and Cell phone forensics
  • Family Violence
  • Financial Crimes
  • Homicide
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Narcotics
  • Robbery
  • Sex Crimes
  • Vulnerable Adult

The investigator develops and/or follows up on leads, evidence, and interviews witnesses and suspects.  Photo line-ups, search warrants, subpoenas and confidential informants are among the tools an investigator may use to compile a case for presentation to the County Attorney for possible charges.

The Investigators strive to protect the innocent and serve those who have been victimized.

For further information please contact the Pine County Sheriff's Office at:

635 Northridge Drive NW Suite 100
Pine City, MN  55063

General Investigation Questions (320) 629-8389

Tip Line (320) 629-8342 or email us

This number and email are not monitored and if there is a need for immediate response please call 911 or the non-emergency number.