The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit consists of one captain and ten investigators. They are responsible for investigating homicides, burglaries, robberies, sex crimes, suspicious deaths and other significant incidents. Investigators receive additional specialized training in areas such as crisis negotiation, interview and interrogation, investigation of sex crimes, crime scene photography and evidence collection. In addition, the Investigation Unit has a very active Narcotics Unit which focuses on illegal drug activity in Saratoga County. Investigators work seven days a week and are on-call 24 hours a day.