Investigations Division

The Investigations Division of the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender offers support services for clients who are charged with any level of crime in Cook County. Their duties include: finding and interviewing witnesses, serving court documents including subpoenas and court orders, photographing clients who have been injured while in custody, photographing the scenes of alleged crimes, diagramming the scenes of alleged crimes, running criminal background checks on witnesses, doing computer searches for a variety of information, and testifying in court. Investigators are assigned to each division in the office and within that division complete tasks at the request of the Attorney assigned to each case.

Main Location