The Investigations Unit acts as the detective bureau of the Brownsburg Police Department, investigating all reports of criminal activity with unidentified perpetrators, whether misdemeanor or felony. The Detectives are highly trained and specialized in various facets of criminal investigations, including, but not limited to:

  • Crimes Against Children
  • Death Investigations
  • Field Evidence Collection
  • Identity Theft and Fraud
  • Internal Affairs and Background Investigations
  • Internet Crimes
  • Missing Persons
  • Property Crimes
  • Sex Crimes
  • Truth Verification Techniques


Under the command of Captain Jennifer Barrett, detectives of the Investigations Unit work closely with the Road Officers to solve and prevent crime and provide crime prevention education to the public. The Brownsburg Police Department participates in investigative task forces focused on sharing resources of various local and federal law enforcement agencies collaborating towards common investigative goals.