The Special Operations Section is responsible for many tasks that require undercover operations in order to enforce various state and local laws.
Officers assigned to the unit investigate a multitude of crimes relating to vice, prostitution, gambling violations, and liquor law violations.
The unit is also responsible for fugitive extraditions, landlord tenant program, hotel-motel drug interdiction program, and follow up on all patrol narcotics cases.
Also located in the Special Operations Section is the Violent Crime Impact Team (V.C.I.) and Tri-County Metro Narcotics team. These teams focus on narcotics enforcement. The Special Operations Section is commanded by Lieutenant Rob Backus who can be reached at 517-483-4821 or by email at Robert.Backus@lansingmi.gov.