About Cold Case Homicide
The Homicide Cold Case squad consists of six detectives and one sergeant. In 2008, the squad was increased to the current staffing level to increase our effectiveness. We have been working diligently to review every homicide case to: (a) determine the true status of the case, and (b) determine if new fingerprint, ballistics or DNA technology can be applied to the unsolved cases.
As we proceed through this review process, we compute a solvability factor for the case. The solvability factors help us determine which cases to focus on once the initial reviews are completed.
We also field calls daily that present new information or leads on cases. When new information comes in, we immediately work the leads as far as the information takes us. We are proud of the fact that in 2011, ten of our cold cases resulted in arrests.
Everyone on the Cold Case Squad is committed to the highest level of professionalism and works diligently to bring each case to a successful resolution. Every Cold Case Homicide is important to us.
We never forget that each victim was a parent, spouse, sibling, friend, and loved one. We will always work each case as hard as we can to bring it to a conclusion.