The Investigation Division is supervised by Commander Scott Emerson, who has been with the department since 1989. Commander Emerson has served in several positions and collateral duties with the department, including patrol officer, field training officer, detective, narcotics detective, internal affairs investigator, patrol sergeant, SWAT, bicycle patrol supervisor, and detective sergeant. He was promoted to commander in November 2015.
Commander Emerson obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice/Criminology and is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. He has also attended several other law enforcement leadership and management courses.