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Investigations Section

Examining a cup for fingerprints
Examining a cup for fingerprints
Members of the Investigations Section are responsible for investigating felony cases submitted to them for follow up by patrol deputies. They also perform follow up investigation regarding coroners’ investigations, public administrator cases, and complex misdemeanor cases, or other cases as assigned by the Sheriff.

Detectives receive specialized training in the following areas:

  • Computer Stress Analyzer
  • Identi-Kit Composite Drawings
  • Fingerprint Identification
  • Sex based crimes
  • Advanced Crime Scene Investigation
  • Homicide Investigation

The Investigations Section can be reached by telephone at (530) 822-7313.

Oversight of the Evidence and Property Unit is handled by the Operations Division Commander.

Section Resources

Contact Information

Captain Chad Niswonger
Sutter County Sheriff's Office
1077 Civic Center Boulevard
Yuba City, CA 95993

Phone: (530) 822-7307
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