Crime Service provides a specialist investigation service within the South Australia Police regarding serious, organised or complex criminal activity.
The Service has a State wide responsibility for criminal intelligence, coordination and integration of investigations, specialist investigation support, victim support, crime reduction strategies and policies and crime training.
Some investigations undertaken by the Service extend across jurisdictional boundaries and others require interaction with overseas law enforcement agencies.
To meet these responsibilities the Service relies on problem solving and intelligence led investigations, using state of the art technology including forensic services, effective external partnerships and sound working relationships within SAPOL.
The Service comprises a range of specialised operational support units with responsibilities including: