Support Unit

Asset Forfeiture

Tracks and controls all property seized by the Narcotics Division by assisting detectives in determining the basis for a criminal or civil seizure/forfeiture action.

Evidence Handling Team

Processes and controls all evidence relating to controlled substances seized by members of the LMPD and the Narcotics Division.

Script Squad

Conducts investigations pertaining to all complaints related to forged, altered or otherwise fraudulent prescriptions.

Auto Theft Investigations

Investigates impounded vehicles to determine if they are stolen and/or may have stolen property contained in, or on, them. Provides technical and investigative support for auto theft investigations. Provides assistance to personnel of the LMPD and other agencies, as requested, on issues of motor vehicle identification and stolen property.

Pawn Shop Investigations

Conducts physical examinations of pawn shops, inspects pawn shop records to ensure compliance with applicable state statutes and local ordinances and assists members with issues associated with pawn shops or property from pawn shops.

Metal Theft Investigations

Conducts inspections of metal salvage and scrap dealers to ensure compliance with applicable state statutes and local ordinances and assists members with issues surrounding metal/salvage locations and their role in ongoing investigations.