The Louisiana Bureau of Investigation includes the Trial Section which provides follow-up investigation services for the trial attorneys of the Criminal Division. The Special Investigations Section provides investigative services in white-collar crimes or public corruption as well as investigative services and response to the numerous requests for investigative assistance from any governmental agency, local, state, or federal.
Director: Joe Picone
Joe Picone has nearly three decades of law enforcement experience, specializing in the field of criminal investigations. He has served as an investigator, a supervisor, and a manager. Picone, a veteran of the Louisiana National Guard, earned his bachelor’s degree from Loyola University and is currently working towards his master’s degree.