Special Investigative Unit

The Special Investigative Unit (SIU) is responsible for proactive investigations, including narcotics and dangerous drugs, vice, organized crime, and other crimes as necessary.

Staffed with one Sergeant and one Lieutenant this unit is equipped with specialized equipment and training. The Special Investigation Unit is an enforcement unit within the Riley County Police Department with a schedule that adjusts to the needs of the Department.

The main function of the SIU is to initiate and investigate cases involving narcotic activities that affect our community. SIU coordinates and participates with local, federal, state, county, and city agencies in joint operations and is often used by them for surveillance. The SIU works to identify and arrest people who use, sell, and manufacture illegal narcotics as well as other criminal activity.

Additionally, SIU conducts operational planning, background development, surveillance, collecting intelligence, and apprehension of subjects wanted by the Department. Often the Unit is tasked with preparing and executing high-risk search and arrest warrants on targeted locations and suspects and assisting with interviews and follow-up investigations. Fugitive apprehension is also common.

Anonymous tips about drug usage in your neighborhood can be reported to Crime Stoppers. Learn more about the One Pill Can Kill campaign by the Drug Enforcement Administration.