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Investigative Services Division

The Agents and Analysts of the OSBI Investigative Services Division provide a range of criminal investigative assistance to law enforcement throughout the state. The most common types of crimes investigated include homicide, suspicious deaths, officer-involved shootings and use of force, public corruption, crimes against children, and sex offenses. Pursuant to Oklahoma law, the OSBI is an assisting agency and can only respond to requests for investigations from:

  • Law Enforcement
  • District Attorneys
  • Governor of Oklahoma
  • Attorney General
  • Council on Judicial Complaints
  • Legislative Committee with subpoena powers
  • Director of the Department of Human Services
  • Chief Medical Examiner

Additionally, OSBI has original jurisdiction on investigations involving auto theft, oil field theft, computer crimes, threats to public officials, violent crimes that occur on the turnpike, organized crime, criminal conspiracies, and threats of violent crime.

OSBI Cold Cases

Cold Case Unit (CCU) Contact

Families with cold cases can contact the OSBI Cold Case unit by email at  For inquiries about the Cold Case Playing Card program, please send an email to

Last Modified on May 25, 2024