About the Division
Members of the Investigations Unit consists of a Services Commander, Services Lieutenant/PIO, and Services Sergeant.There are currently six full-time detectives, with one being an anchor detective for the La Mesa Police Department.

They routinely conduct serious and high profile crime investigations, oversee police-regulated businesses, and represent the Police Department as full-time members of the Narcotics Task Force (NTF), the Regional Auto Theft Team (RATT), and the Special Investigations Unit (SIU).