The Attorney General’s Division of Law Enforcement is a team of special agents and staff who are on the front lines of crime fighting in California. These men and women are highly trained and provide extraordinary services in specialized fields including:
- Conducting narcotic and criminal investigations
- Enforcing state gambling and firearm laws and regulations
- Working in forensic sciences
- Training and education
The division works in partnership with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to take down criminal street gangs, stop the trafficking of dangerous narcotics, and bring criminals to justice.
Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse
The Attorney General's Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse works aggressively to investigate and prosecute those who would rob taxpayers of millions of dollars each year and divert scarce health care resources from the needy. The Bureau also protects patients in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities from abuse or neglect.
The Attorney General's eCrime Unit works aggressively to investigate and prosecute multi-jurisdictional criminal organizations, networks, and groups that perpetrate identity theft crimes and technology crimes in which an electronic device or network is used to commit a crime; an electronic device or network is used to facilitate a crime; or an electronic device, network, or intellectual property is the target of the crime. The eCrime also protects Californians from privacy violations and evolving technology-related crime issues.