District Investigations Division

The mission of the District Investigations Division is the apprehension and successful prosecution of criminals, the recovery and return of stolen property and continued positive communication with our citizens and all elements of the Santa Ana Police Department in an on-going effort to impact the crime rate.


Property Crime Investigations

  • Robbery, carjacking, and misdemeanor assaults
  • Burglary and grand theft
  • Vehicle crimes, including vehicle theft and vehicle burglary
  • Miscellaneous crimes, including vandalism, petty theft, and fraud
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Economic Crimes
    • Economic fraud
    • Identity theft
    • Check fraud

Family Crimes

  • Child abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Elder abuse
  • Missing persons
  • Registration and monitoring of sex offenders (Megan's Law)
  • Sexual assaults

Property and Evidence

  • Receive and store incoming evidence and found property
  • Preserve evidence
  • Return recovered items to owners