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Specialized Investigative Services

Abduction/Missing Persons - BCA provides assistance to local agencies investigating abduction and missing persons cases. Assistance is also provided through the BCA's Minnesota Missing and Unidentified Persons Clearinghouse, the Amber Alert system and the Crime Alert Network.
 
Cold Case Assistance - BCA agents stationed all over Minnesota assist local agencies investigating cold case homicides. Additional attention is also brought to many of these cases through the Cold Case Playing Card Initiative and Spotlight on Crime.
 
Conflict of Interest Cases - When requested, BCA special agents investigate cases where a conflict of interest may exist for the local law enforcement agency.
 
Crime Scene Investigations - BCA agents and scientists assist local agencies by processing and analyzing complex crime scenes.
 
Death Investigations - The BCA provides investigative assistance in death investigations upon request by a local law enforcement agency. This service is requested most frequently by agencies without the resources to conduct an investigation of this scale.
 
 
Drug Investigations - BCA agents throughout the state investigate mid- to upper-level drug traffickers. Agents work closely with local task forces and federal partners. 
 
Predatory Offender Investigations - The BCA assists local agencies with investigating sexual assaults and tracking and prosecuting predatory offenders who do not comply with court-mandated predatory offender registration. The BCA also maintains a list of offenders who are not compliant with registry requirements.
 
 
Technical Support/Special Operations  - BCA agents provide assistance to local law enforcement throughout the state in camera/video installs and other technical support as needed in an investigation.