The Gun Crime Investigations Unit's goal is to reduce firearm related violence by targeting the distribution to and possession of illegal firearms to violent criminals, gang offenders, and juveniles.
A Special Agent from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is assigned to the unit on a full time basis. The Gun Crime Investigations Unit works in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATFE), the State Attorney's Office, and the U.S. State Attorney's Office to reduce firearms related violence.
The investigators assigned to the Gun Crime Investigations Unit are an immediate force multiplier in the effort to stem the flow of illegal firearms in our community. By targeting armed career criminals who are considered the "worst of the worst" of the criminal element in our community.