The Vero Beach Police Department Detective division is comprised of two general areas of expertise.
The first area is the General Crimes unit. This unit is responsible for the investigation of all crimes including criminal mischief to homicide. It is comprised of four detectives who handle all cases assigned for investigation excluding financial crimes.
Cases involving financial or identity theft are investigated by a specially trained investigator.
The second area is the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). This unit is primarily responsible for "vice" related crimes within the city limits of Vero Beach.