The Spokane Police Department Investigations Division houses the investigative arm of the Spokane Police Department. The Division is comprised of the Major Crimes Unit (MCU), the Special Investigative Unit (SIU), the Targeted Crimes Unit (Property Crimes/TCU), the Gang Enforcement Team (GET), the Special Victims Unit (SVU), and the Traffic Collision Unit work to serve citizens and actively fight crime through comprehensive and thorough investigations, victim assistance, and crime prevention efforts. In the Investigative Division, detectives from each of the various investigative units are under a single command to ensure rapid response to emerging crime and quality of life issues.
SPD's Investigative Division works closely with SPD's Criminal Intelligence Analysts to collect and review real-time information and data regarding crime trends, arrests, and patterns of criminal activity. Detectives utilize this information as they conduct investigations within their respective units.