The Bureau of Investigation is the law enforcement arm of the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office. It is made up of six divisions, which include 130 District Attorney Investigators, 13 Process Servers and 10 Investigative Technicians. The divisions include Special Operations, the DA’s branch offices, Superior Court/Juvenile/Trial Support Services, Gangs/Cold Case Homicide, Family Protection/Sex Crimes/Human Trafficking/Child Abduction/Elder Abuse and Economic Crimes/Insurance Fraud.
Through the leadership of newly appointed Chief Investigator Jorge Duran, Assistant Chief Joseph Cargel, Deputy Chief Harold Eisenga and the dedicated efforts of its team, the Bureau of Investigation has earned the reputation of having some of the most experienced and highly-trained investigators among its ranks who have been recruited from law enforcement agencies across California. The Bureau provides a wide range of skilled investigative services to support the District Attorney’s prosecutorial and crime prevention mission.
Accomplishments include handling more than 65,607 investigative tasks, executing 393 warrants and arresting 63 defendants. Additional achievements include:
Members of the Bureau of Investigation were given numerous awards in 2018, including:
San Diego Crime Stoppers
Scottish Rite Law Enforcement Recognition Night