The investigative Unit consists of Major Crimes, Property Crimes, Economic Crimes and Computer Crimes.
The major crimes detectives are responsible for investigating violent crimes which include the use of force of the threat of force. These crimes are generally crimes against persons which includes murder, sexual battery and aggravated assault.
Several detectives are dedicated to investigating property crimes, which includes the theft of money or property without the threat of violence. These crimes include burglary, thefts, and motor vehicle thefts. This unit is also responsible for overseeing pawn transactions conducted within the City limits. These detectives work a variety of challenging cases each year.
The economic crimes detectives handle a variety of financial crimes, which occur in every facet of the community. Crimes investigated by these detectives center around those intending to defraud or obtain money of property by false pretenses or deception. They include forgeries, counterfeiting, organized and communication fraud, check and credit card fraud, identity theft, other occupational fraud, scams, exploitation of the elderly and many other thefts. By their very nature these cases are generally lengthy and complicated.
The Kissimmee Police Department dedicates a detective to work with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Crimes Against Children Task Force. In addition to the task force's forensic capabilities, they investigate child pornography cases and other crimes against children.