Captain Randall Pittman, Division Commander
Crimes Against Persons & Property
Business Office: 816-858-3210
The Platte County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Division is comprised of full-time detectives, specializing in particular areas of law enforcement, who provide investigative support to the Sheriff’s Office and other area law enforcement agencies. Areas of expertise include forensics, violent crime, interview and interrogation, sex crimes, crimes against children, and crimes against persons and/or property.
Any persons wishing to provide information regarding a criminal offense and/or information regarding an ongoing criminal investigation may contact the Investigations Unit at the above listed numbers or call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS to leave an anonymous tip.
Platte County Drug Task Force
24 hours: 816-858-3484
E-Mail: Narc Unit
The Platte County Drug Task Force is comprised of full-time detectives specializing in the investigation and prosecution of street-level narcotics traffickers in the Platte County area. In addition, the task force provides investigative assistance in ongoing narcotics investigations to municipalities in and around the Platte County area. The Platte County Drug Task Force is funded through a Narcotics Control Assistance Program (N.C.A.P.) grant administered by the Missouri Office of Public Safety.
The KCI Airport Narcotics Task Force
The Kansas City International Airport Narcotics Task Force is comprised of full-time Sheriff’s Office detectives along with D.E.A. and Kansas City Missouri Police Office personnel. The Task Force in charged with the interdiction and arrest of persons involved in smuggling of illegal narcotics through the Kansas City International Airport.
A fully funded D.E.A. task force, the Kansas City International Airport Narcotics Task Force has proven to be one of the most successful narcotic interdiction units in the nation, largely due to interagency and community involvement.
High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Enforcement Group
The HIDTA enforcement group is tasked with conducting methamphetamine drug investigations. The HIDTA group is a multi- agency task force focused on the identification, apprehension and prosecution of meth related violators.
High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Intelligence Group
The HIDTA Intelligence Group is a multi-agency task force tasked with the receiving, correlating and disseminating information to law enforcement agencies to aid them in the investigation of drug violators.
Platte County Multi-Jurisdictional Enforcement Group (PCMEG) Drug Task Force
PCMEG is comprised of full-time detectives specializing in the investigation and prosecution of street-level narcotics traffickers in the Platte County Area. PCMEG provides investigative assistance in ongoing narcotics investigations to municipalities within Platte County. The task force also works in correlation with numerous Drug Task Forces throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. PCMEG is funded through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) administered by the Missouri Department of Public Safety.
PCMEG also works in tandem with the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Enforcement Group on methamphetamine drug investigations within Platte County, and the HIDTA Intelligence Group in receiving, correlating, and disseminating information to law enforcement agencies to aid them in their narcotics investigations.
The Investigations Division is also responsible for the following: