Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Lawrence County Sheriff's Office
     
Home History of the Sheriff's Office Press Releases Sex Offenders Most Wanted Contact Us
Sign Up For Alerts
Administration
Bailiff Division
Detective Division
Dispatch
Emergency Management
Frequently Asked Questions
Jail Division
Inmate Roster
Patrol Division
Reserve Division
Victim's Advocate
Warrants
Deadbeats
Crime Tip HOTline 888-635-TIPS (8477) or submit via email

Phone:
(417) 466-2131
(24 hours)

Crimestopper Hotline:
(888) 635-TIPS (8477)

Email
Map

240 North Main, Suite 10
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Administrative Office Hours:  M-F 8am - 4pm
 
     
Detective Division

Lt. Mike Madewell # 142

The Detective division at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is responsible for many different areas within the Sheriff's Office.  Their primary duty is to follow up on initial investigation reports that have been made by the citizens of Lawrence County.

Once an initial report has been made, a detective within the division is assigned the case and that detective follows all possible leads in order to solve the case.  On average, a detective may be assigned over 300 cases per year to follow up on.

Other duties include interviewing suspects and persons of interest in crimes as well as interviewing the victims of the crimes.  The Detective Division works closely with surrounding agencies sharing information so that crimes can be worked more efficiently.

Each detective in the agency receives specialized training in certain fields.  Currently all of the detectives are certified crime scene investigators which provides an additional benefit while working crime scenes.

The Detective Division is supervised by Lt. Mike Madewell.  Also in the division are Sgt. Chris Berry detective Chad Garoutte and Detective Melinda McElroy.


Sgt. Chris Berry #141


Deputy Chad Garoutte #140


Deputy Melinda McElroy #133
     
 
Press Releases
 
 
     Lawrence County Sheriff's Office | © 2014
     Lawrence County, Missouri