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 following offenses are investigated by detectives assigned to CAPERS:
Cruelty to Animals
Police Use of Deadly Force
Suspicious Death Investigations
Unattended Death Investigations and a host of other crimes
This unit responds to scenes of major incidents involving a crime against persons 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.