The Homicide Section is responsible for investigating all deaths or near deaths that appear to be suspicious in nature and all batteries by the use of a firearm.  The Cold Case/Missing Person Section reviews all missing persons and endangered runaways along with Cold Case Homicides. Investigators in these sections do and must work well with outside agencies such as the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office; Indiana State Police; Allen County Police Department; Allen County Coroner’s Office; Department of Child Services; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives (ATF); Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA); National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC); and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS).