The Robbery/Homicide Unit consists of one Sergeant and four Investigators.
The Unit is responsible for the investigation of all major crimes in which an individual is the victim; these include cases involving Murder, Robbery, and Major Assaults. The Unit also investigates Suspicious Deaths, Missing Persons and devotes a great deal of time to working cold cases.
Investigators in the Robbery/Homicide Unit are on call status 24 hours a day and have been called to assist the Patrol Division of OPD, Texas Rangers, FBI, US Marshal Service, Ector County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Child Fatality Review Team and other outside agencies. The Unit works closely with Children’s Protective Services, Adult Protective Services and Harmony Home Child Victim’s Advocacy Center in the investigation of cases involving children and adults alike.
Contact numbers for the Robbery/Homicide Unit: (432) 335-3334 or (432) 335-3333
The Criminal Investigation Division also has a Detective who is assigned to the Federal Bureau of Investigations under West Texas Area Major Offender Task Force (W.A.M.O.). The Task Force goal is to assist in prosecuting offenders in order to control criminal gang activity through federal prosecution. The Detective also assists other Task Forces such as the Oil Field Task Force and other Federal Agencies.
Contact number for the W.A.M.O. Task Force: (432) 335-3339