The Investigations Division includes 10 full time detectives, and 2 reserve detectives. We also employ a Crime Scene Technician as well as an Investigative Assistant who both work closely with the Investigators. The Division is also responsible for maintaining the Johnson County portion of the Indiana State Sex Offender Registry. A full time officer maintains and monitors where sex offenders are living and working in our communities. The division is responsible for investigating Property Crimes, Crimes against Persons, Sex Offender Registry Violations, Sex Crimes, Fraud, Narcotics and Special Investigations.
If you have any information that would assist a Sheriff’s Detective in possibly clearing a case, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Crime Tips Line at 317-346-4604; be sure to include in your message the case number of the event that your tip relates to if you have one. Citizens are reminded to never approach suspects of crimes or act on your own information; simply contact the Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division before taking any other action. If you have any other questions or concerns, feel free to contact the Investigation’s Division by calling 317-346-4615 during normal office hours.
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Bob Sexton graduated from Franklin Community High School and attended Indiana University graduating with an Associate’s Degree in Business. Bob began his law enforcement career in 1983. During his service with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Bob has served in positions of Reserve Deputy, Corrections Officer, Deputy, Detective, Sergeant, and Lieutenant. Major Sexton serves as the Sheriff’s Hostage and Crisis Intervention Team Leader. Major Sexton has received training from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, Reid Interview and Interrogation Techniques, Advanced Reid Interview and Interrogation Techniques, Reid Child Abuse Investigation course, Wicklander-Zulawski and Associates Interview school, Child Abuse Interview course, Homicide Investigation course, Voice Stress Advanced Examiner course, and several additional Investigation related courses. In his position as Investigations Division Commander, Major Sexton will oversee daily operations of a staff of ten Criminal and Narcotics Detectives.