INVESTIGATIONS BRANCH

UNITS AND FUNCTIONS

  • Initiating or taking over complicated Homicide Cases all over the Republic
  • Taking over or initiating cases under the penal Code and other Acts of Parliament as directed by the DCI
  • Taking over or initiating investigations of complicated robbery with violence cases
  • Investigations of organized crimes
  • Investigations of kidnapping
  • Investigation/Taking over of Human Trafficking cases
  • Criminal cases involving Police Officer
  • Investigation of complicated frauds and other thefts
  • Investigations of VIP cases where as complainant or suspects no matter minor it is.
  • Investigations of Environmental Crimes
  • Investigations of Cyber Crimes

SUB UNITS OF SERIOUS CRIME UNIT

  1. National Registration Bureau – Investigating of ID Card frauds – 9 officer
  2. KP & Lighting – Investigation of illegal connections, stealing of materials & power related fraud cases – 4 officers
  3. Telcom Kenya – Investigation of all frauds in Telcom – 2 officers
  4. CCK – Fraud and illegal connections – 2 officers
  5. Ethics & Integration – dealing of cases of hate speech & ethnicity animosity – 1 officer
  6. Cyber Crime – investigators under OC SCU & Laboratory – OC Forensics, Cases of misuse of Telecommunication, Tweeter, Facebook & other online crimes under SSP