Berkeley Police Department Special Enforcement Unit
The Special Enforcment Unit (SEU) is consists of a Sergeant and three Detectives. Collectively, they are responsible for narcotics/drug and vice related investigations and are also called upon to support Operations and Investigations Division personnel in violence and robbery suppression, along with any other case that requires their unique skill set.
Special Investigations Bureau (SIB)
Sergeant Dave Lindenau supervises the three Detectives who work in plain clothes. They are responsible for the investigation of narcotics sales cases, prostitution cases and other special investigations as assigned. Team members work with informants and community members to gather information involving and related to criminals, serve search warrants, set up focused enforcement and buy programs, as well as testify in court as experts in their field.
BPD SEU seizes narcotics and guns as evidence each month