General Investigation Section

The General Investigation Section (GIS) is served by seven Field Offices, commanded by a Captain, two Lieutenants and four to six First Sergeants. Each Field Office employs from 10 to 25 Special Agents.

Special Agents investigate the following types of crimes and/or participate in the following activities:

In addition to conducting investigations initiated by the Virginia State Police, a major priority of BCI is to provide specialized assistance to local law enforcement agencies. Special agents regularly assist local law enforcement agencies as needed for major crime investigations.