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Crimes Against Persons Unit

Sergeants Jennifer Wilson and Frank Landrum supervise four (4) Detectives who conduct investigations of crimes including homicide, robbery, hate crimes, aggravated assault, weapons violations, elder abuse, kidnapping and adult missing persons. This team of Detectives is on call for homicides, fatal collisions, officer involved shootings and any significant violent crime for which their depth of training and experience is necesssary.

Team members attend many specialized training courses, including the investigation of officer involved shootings. These team members have strong relationships with neighboring agencies.

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More Information about Crimes Against Persons...

The City of Berkeley had  1 (one)  homicides in 2016. We encourage all community members to collaborate with us to reduce and prevent crime. If you know anything about recent or past violent crimes, we urge you to share information with us. Callers with information regarding any felony crimes may also call the BPD non-emergency number at (510) 981-5900.  For crimes in progress call 911 or (510) 981-5911 from a cell phone.  Take a look at BPD's Most Wanted Page to see if you recognize any of the suspects or any information on these cases.  Please review our News Room for releases regarding murders for which rewards are still being offered.

For Greater Context on Overall Crime Statistics refer to these FBI Uniformed Crime Statistics (UCR)

If you want more information regarding victim's rights, services and possible compensation eligibility follow this link - http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Victim_Services/application.html

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