Bureau of Investigation
The creation of the Bureau of Investigation (BI) began on February 17, 2012. Find more about the programs below, by using the links to the right.
Special Investigations Team (SIT) Program
This program will consist of the SIT units, eCrimes teams, and the Mortgage Fraud Strike Force teams.
Special Operations Unit (SOU)
The SOU will provide statewide enforcement for combating intrastate drug trafficking and violent career criminals and gangs.
Task Force Program
This program will allow the Department to continue our partnership with local jurisdictions to coordinate and concentrate efforts against drug traffickers and major crimes, consisting of 27 task forces.
Recycle Fraud Program (Recycle Fraud)
The Recycle Fraud program’s primary objective is to detect and stop existing fraud by organized criminal groups against the recycling fund and to deter future fraud through the successful prosecution of criminal activity.
Foreign Prosecutions and Law Enforcement Unit (FPLEU)
The FPLEU will assist state and local law enforcement agencies in the location and prosecution of suspects who are Mexican nationals accused of committing violent crimes in California and flee to Mexico to avoid arrest and prosecution in California.
Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP)
The CAMP program along with our local, state, and federal partner agencies will continue to eradicate the large scale illegal marijuana cultivations from public and private lands that cause deforestation, damage to wildlife habitats, pose danger to our citizens, and hazardous-chemical pollutions.
The program’s mission will be to work with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies for the purpose of detecting, investigating, prosecuting, dismantling, preventing and responding to domestic and international terrorist activities in a unified and coordinated manner.
Southwest Border Anti-Money Laundering Alliance (Alliance)
The purpose of this program is to enhance and better coordinate investigations and prosecutions of money laundering in the Southwest Border Area which includes the area within 200 miles of the United States/Mexico border on either side of the border and all of Arizona.
Los Angeles Clearing House (LACLEAR)
We will continue to support this unified effort and help provide strategic investigative research and analysis, tactical case and special operations support, electronic surveillance services as well as real-time “officer safety” related operational intelligence 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Western States Information Network (WSIN)
WSIN is one of six Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) projects funded by Congress through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.
California Border Alliance Group (CBAG) /
San Diego Law Enforcement Coordination Center (LECC)
The San Diego Law Enforcement Coordination Center SD-LECC, the CBAG's intelligence center, will provide responsive event de-confliction, case/subject de-confliction via pointer index, case support, intelligence fusion, and predictive analyses, Law Enforcement Coordination Center intelligence subsystems, and member agency intelligence units.
Law Enforcement Intelligence Unit (LEIU)
This program’s mission is to provide leadership and promote professionalism in the criminal intelligence community in order to protect public safety and constitutional rights.
Clandestine Laboratory Coordination Program (Clan Labs)
The Clan Lab Coordination program is a national strategy, intelligence sharing and training initiative addressing methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drug crimes in the United States.
Controlled Chemical Substance Program (CCSP)
This program will monitor the use of meth-making products such as reagents, solvents, laboratory glass flasks and precursor chemicals that are needed for clan lab operations.