Chief Deputy Erik Levig oversees the Investigations Bureau of the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
The Investigations Bureau provides many vital support functions to the Sheriff’s Office and is responsible for performing many mandated duties for the Sheriff’s Office through its various divisions/sections.
The General Investigations Division comprises the Homicide Unit, Special Victims Unit, Crimes Against Persons Unit, and Crime Scene Investigations Unit. The Special Investigations Division comprises the Narcotics Section, Special Operations Section (Air Support), and Gang Suppression Section. These divisions work together to complete complex and thorough investigations into criminal matters.