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Criminal Investigations Division

The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is responsible for investigating felony and misdemeanor crimes that are not resolved by the Patrol Division.  They are comprised of highly trained detectives who investigate all types of crimes.  CID is the clearinghouse for all reports generated by the Kenner Police Department.  Each case is reviewed for solvability and is assigned to a trained investigator for follow-up.  Case assignments are based on the type of crime and the investigators expertise.  The CID Division successfully addresses numerous cases each year.  Detectives assigned to the division are “General Assignment,” meaning they have the ability to investigate the minimal to most serious type of crimes.  CID is compromised of the following:

Crimes Against Persons:  Detectives assigned to Crimes Against Person investigate crimes including murder, deaths (Homicide, Accidental, Suicide, or Undetermined causes), sexual offenses involving adults (rapes), aggravated batteries, attempted murder,  simple batteries, armed and simple robberies, missing persons, and kidnapping. 

Crimes Against Property: Detectives assigned to Crimes Against Property investigate simple and aggravated burglaries, unauthorized entry, thefts, complaints about stolen property, burglary arrests where the alleged perpetrator is a suspect in open cases, burglary rings, fencing operations, stolen vehicles, and Pawn shop violations.

Crime Victim Coordinator:  The Kenner Police Crime Victim Coordinator has the overall responsibility for maintaining contact with victims of violent crimes, and assisting them with obtaining any available assistance sources.  The Coordinator also maintains contact with the general community, through it public and private organizations and institutions, community interest groups, and members of the community who are active in community affairs. 


Cyber Crimes:  Detectives assigned to Cyber Crimes investigate crimes which include the internet.  Members assigned to Cyber Crimes are also crossed trained and are members of the FBI ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) Task Force.  Cases investigated by Cyber Crimes include child pornography, chat cases, Social networking websites involving prostitution, Cyberbullying, Cyberstalking, Sexting,  Computer Aided Solicitation, online auction fraud, computer intrusion, email threats, software piracy, and telecommunications fraud.    

Domestic Violence Investigations:  Detectives assigned to Domestic Violence investigate cases of domestic violence and stalking through the Law Enforcement Response to Domestic Violence program.  The officer / detective assigned to this program follows cases from the perpetrators’ arrest to their trial, and keeps a database to track repeat offenders, or offenders who fail to attend court.   

Financial Crimes:  Detectives assigned to Financial Crimes investigate crimes involving forgery, credit card abuses, money laundering, identity theft, embezzlements, counterfeit currency, and all white collar crimes.  Detectives assigned to Financial Crimes are also assigned to the U.S. Secret Service Task Force. 

Juvenile Investigations:  Detectives assigned to Juvenile Investigations investigate crimes against children / juveniles.  Crimes include the physical and sexual abuse of children, and child exploration.   These crimes are sensitive and unique; detectives receive specialized training in handling child sexual and physical abuse cases to ensure a thorough investigation from beginning to prosecution. 

Intelligence Section:  Detectives assigned to the Intelligence Section investigate organized crime subversive activity, terrorism, vice crimes, community unrest, narcotics and white collar crimes.  The Intelligence Section also conducts undercover investigations and background checks on businesses requiring permits from the City of Kenner, investigates public corruption, and provides security to visiting dignitaries.   Members assigned to the Intelligence Section gather information and evidence from the Criminal Investigations Division, Narcotics Investigations Division, and Patrol Division, and provides information bulletins to all officers detailing any case that needs special attention.  The Intelligence Officer produces all crime analyses for the department by reviewing all police reports and determining the pattern in times, days, and modus operandi that perpetrators use so patrol officers can help prevent future crimes from occurring.  The Intelligence Section attends monthly meetings with the intelligence sections from other law enforcement agencies, in St. Charles, Orleans, and Jefferson Parishes to discuss gang intelligence, attends quarterly meetings of the Anti-Terrorist Task Force (ATTF) and the Southeast Louisiana Intelligence Exchange, and works with the FBI and Secret Service as a liaison.  Members of the Intelligence Section are also assigned to the Criminal Intelligence Center (CIC). 

Sex Offender Compliance:  The primary goal of the Sex Offender Compliance Officer is to maintain and ensure compliance for all registered sex offenders living, working, and visiting within the City of Kenner.  The compliance officer accomplishes this primarily by completing sex offender registrations and conducting unannounced compliance checks on registered sex offenders.  They also complete arrest warrants for non-complaint sex offenders who are violating the sex offender notification and registry laws. 


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