Division of Law Enforcement
Office Locations: Throughout California.
Career Opportunities: Criminalists, Special Agents, Criminal Intelligence Specialists, Training Officers, Analysts, Security Officers, Clericals, Student Assistants and Interns.
The mission of the Division of Law Enforcement (DLE) is to provide our customers and clients extraordinary services in forensic sciences and education, narcotic and criminal investigations, intelligence, and training. Our mission can best be achieved by working in partnership with local state, and federal law enforcement agencies. Justice under the law and the highest ethical standards shall be the focus of our service.
DLE Director’s Office serves as the policy making and oversight body for the branches and bureau’s within the California Department of Justice, as well as provides policy recommendations and guidance, from a law enforcement perspective, to the Attorney General.
Mission Support Branch enhances public safety through training, technical, and administrative support to the investigative and forensic components of DLE and other criminal justice agencies.
Bureau of Forensic Services assists the criminal justice system through the timely collection and scientific examination of physical evidence and the clear, objective interpretation of analytical findings. BFS maintains 10 full-service regional crime laboratories that provide
forensic services to over 500 agencies in 46 of California’s 58 counties.
California Bureau of Investigation provides an expert level of investigative and criminal intelligence services through innovative programs, technological support, and dedicated, professional personnel.
CBI provides services to criminal justice and public agencies as well as the Department in criminal and civil cases.
Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement provides leadership, coordination, and support to law enforcement agencies in combating drugs, illegal weapons, and violent crime in California. BNE maintains 9 regional offices and 32 regional task forces located throughout California.
Advanced Training Center provides training in specialized investigative techniques to California law enforcement personnel and provides and coordinates inservice training for DOJ employees.
Professional Standards Unit provides investigative services to DLE and the Division of Criminal Justice Information Services in formal internal affairs management inquiries and background process reviews.
Facilities Protection & Security Group provides all levels of executive protection for the Attorney General, his executive staff and coordinates the security systems for all DOJ facilities within California.