The Motor Vehicle Investigations Unit (MVIU) was established administratively in 1978 and codified in statute under Section 42-1-222, C.R.S. on July 1, 2004, and states, "the Department shall establish a Motor Vehicle Investigations Unit to investigate and prevent fraud concerning the use of drivers' licenses, identification cards, motor vehicle titles and registrations, and other motor vehicle documents issued by the Department. Such unit shall also assist victims of identity theft by means of such documents."
Vision: Safety and security by ensuring, one document, one identity and one record
Mission: Promote public safety through effective motor vehicle investigations, collaboration and education