The Salem Police Department Investigations are handled and carried out by Detective Lucius Burns. Lucius Burns has been with the department since 2014. Burns is a graduate of the Missouri Sheriffs Association Training Academy. Lucius is a United States Army Veteran.
The responsibilities of the Detective are to follow up on more complicated matters such as forgery, crimes against children, burglaries, homicides among other various crimes. Investigations are supervised by Lieutenant Jonathon Counts