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BUREAUS:

Homicide 
-  function 
- overview
 

Major Crimes 
-  function 
- overview
 

Commercial Crimes 
-  function 
- overview

Special Victims 
-  function 
 

Narcotics 
-  function 
 

Taskforce for 
Regional Autotheft
Prevention 
( TRAP) 
-  function 

   

Welcome to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau. Upon entering our web site you can learn more about our Bureau, find information on high profile unsolved cases and missing persons, and link to other law enforcement sites and sites of interest. Maybe you know something that can help solve one of our Homicides. Take a look at case information about our most prominent missing persons, or just look around and enjoy yourself.

HOMICIDE - WHO WE ARE - WHAT WE DO

The Homicide Bureau is responsible for the investigation of all Homicides.

The Homicide Bureau is responsible for the investigation of questionable deaths.

The Homicide Bureau is responsible for the investigation of missing persons.

Questionable deaths include suicides, accidental deaths, drug overdoses, and infants.

We are asked by some police agencies to investigate their homicides within LA County.

42% of all homicides in Los Angeles County are gang related.

We have a special unit for investigating unsolved murders in Los Angeles County.

Our investigators are frequently contacted by agencies outside the State for advice.

Our civilian staff is a crucial part of our team, not to mention the hard work of our volunteers.

Captain Duane J. Harris
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Homicide Bureau Overview
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