State Bureau of Investigation

The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation

The State Bureau of Investigation ("SBI") functions as ALEA's investigative, non-uniform arm and is composed of the following divisions: Vice and Special Operations, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice Information System ("CJIS"), Alabama Fusion Center and the ALEA Bomb Squad.

SBI conducts investigations and provides assistance to city, county, state, federal, and foreign law enforcement agencies in the following areas: criminal investigations; officer-involved shootings upon request; misuse of criminal justice information; agriculture, forestry, and rural crime investigation; alcohol, narcotics, and tobacco enforcement/investigation; crime-scene processing; searches for missing persons and escaped inmates; polygraph examination; technical surveillance; hostage negotiation; marijuana eradication; child and elder exploitation; in-custody death investigation; and outside agency-requested special inquiries.