The Special Investigation Division provides the following services:
Auto Theft Teams
Task forces created to solve auto theft problems unique to specific geographical areas.
- Fraud Investigation
The Michigan State Police Fraud Investigation Section is comprised of two teams (east and west) covering the state of Michigan. The teams shall investigate and assist Federal and local law enforcement agencies with investigating criminal activity related to fraud and identity theft while providing victims with available resources to prevent further victimization. Learn more about Fraud Investigation.
- Fire Investigation
Fire investigation services are available to police and fire service agencies throughout Michigan, 24 hours a day. The Michigan State Police, Fire Investigation Unit has field offices located in strategic locations to provide convenient and timely services. Police and fire agencies may call 1-888-684-3473 (1-888-684-FIRE) toll-free from anywhere in the state to reach their area investigator. Learn more about Fire Investigation.
- Methamphetamine Response and Training
The Meth Investigation Team has statewide responsibility for identifying and investigating those individuals involved in the use, possession, and manufacturing of methamphetamine. Team members are trained to safely dismantle clandestine drug labs and provide meth awareness training to public safety personnel around the state. Learn more about Methamphetamine Response and Training.
- Narcotics Task Forces
These task forces are staffed by a combination of state, county, local, and federal law enforcement officers. They build on inter-agency cooperation and coordination to conduct investigations into narcotics.
Services are available to police agencies throughout Michigan, 24 hours a day. The Michigan State Police, Technical Services Unit has field offices located in strategic locations to provide convenient and timely services. To reach the Technical Services Unit please contact the MSP Operations Desk at 517-241-8000.
- The Tobacco Tax Unit identifies, investigates, and assists in the prosecution of individuals and businesses who are in violation of the state's Tobacco Products Tax Act. To reach the Tobacco Tax Unit call 1-855-648-6222.