The Kalkaska County Sheriff Office Detective Bureau is responsible for conducting lengthy and/or complicated investigations generated not only by the Patrol Division but by referrals from local, state and federal agencies. The Detective Bureau is responsible for conducting complex investigations involving major crimes of violence, significant property crimes and death investigations. This unit compiles the evidence and reports for prosecutorial and court purposes.
Detective Sergeant Scott Griffith is also responsible for maintaining evidence storage and transportation of evidence to the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Laboratory in Grayling, MI. In addition D/Sgt. Griffith is responsible for supervision of the Kalkaska Sheriff Office Detective assigned to the Traverse Narcotics Team.