The Crimes Against Persons Unit, commonly referred to as “CAPERS,” is an investigative unit within the department. The unit specializes in crimes committed against individuals. The offenses include Assault, Aggravated Assault, Harassment, Kidnapping, Murder, Suicide, Suspicious Death Investigations, Unattended Death Investigations, Police Use of Deadly Force, Cruelty to Animals, and a host of other crimes are investigated by detectives assigned to CAPERS. This unit responds to scenes of major incidents involving crime against persons 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
Anonymous information can be reported to the CAPERS Unit by calling 972-205-2040.