The Homicide Unit investigates all reported cases of deaths, to include homicides, suicides, casualties, and natural deaths in Kansas City, Missouri. The Homicide Unit is dedicated to the compassionate and fair treatment of all victims and their families during the course of our investigations. Further, they work to ensure victims and their families are made aware of any available victim assistance, to include financial and psychological counseling resources.
Cold Case detectives investigate unsolved homicides that are more than 3 years old, and occurred within Kansas City, Mo., limits. These detectives are responsible for examining homicides that are not being investigated by current homicide squad members.
The Assault Squad investigates aggravated and non-aggravated assaults that occur within Kansas City, Mo. Assault Squad detectives will investigate all assaults involving serious injury and municipal cases where a suspect is not known.
All of the detectives assigned to the Homicide Unit are expected to provide victims and victims' families as much information (without jeopardizing the investigation) as soon as possible, and to keep them up to date throughout the investigation.
If you need to contact one of our detectives, or have information regarding any investigation, please contact them at their phone numbers or department e-mail addresses listed here on our contact page
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Capt. Jeff Emery
Captain Jeff Emery
Commander, Homicide Unit
Daily Homicide Analysis
Quarterly Homicide Report