The detective unit is staffed with a Sergeant and 4 Detectives. Detectives concentrate on more serious crimes and high profile crimes within the county. They receive specialized training investigation of homicide, computer crime, sex crimes, identity theft and other training. Detectives serve as members of the Klamath County Major Crime Team which is composed of law enforcement officers from the Oregon State Police, Klamath County Sheriff's Office, Klamath Falls Police Department and the Klamath County District Attorney's Office.
The Detective Unit also provides members to the Klamath County Interagency Narcotics Team who specializes in drug investigations.