Criminal Investigations

The Criminal Investigative Division provides investigative services to all Anoka County police agencies. The division is responsible for most felony-level investigations of crimes occurring in Sheriff's Office patrol areas and felony cases not assumed by local police departments. The division specializes in investigations of:
  • Child abuse
  • Child pornography
  • Homicides and death investigations
  • Sexual assaults
The division also has investigators trained in:
  • Arson
  • Cell phone / tablet / PDA forensics
  • Computer and video forensics
  • Fraud prevention - working in the area of welfare fraud
  • Polygraph
The division also maintains the register for predatory offenders for the Sheriff's Office service area.  For more information on offenders read about the county jail.

Anoka County Sheriff's Office
13301 Hanson Blvd NW
Andover, MN 55304
Phone: 763-323-5000

Fax: 763-323-5165

Criminal Investigative Division
Commander Bryon Fuerst

Lieutenant Wayne Heath