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Important Notice on City of Fremont Facilities Closure

In an effort to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), City of Fremont facilities, including the lobby of the Police Department, the Detention Facility, and the Tri-City Animal Shelter, are currently closed to public visitors. During the temporary closure Fremont Police and Fire will continue to provide essential public safety services.  For more information, please refer to our web page on coronavirus (COVID-19) here

Detectives in the unit are sub-divided by their specific assignment and investigate either crimes against persons or property crimes. The crimes include:

  • Homicides
  • Felonious assaults
  • Robberies
  • Burglaries
  • Child abuse
  • Cold case homicides
  • Internet crimes
  • Kidnapping
  • Hi-tech computer crimes
  • Auto theft
  • Missing persons
  • Officer-involved shootings
  • Registration of all sexual registrants (Megan’s Law)
  • Sexual assaults (child and adult)
  • Suspicious deaths
  • Identity theft
  • Forgery

Crimes Against Persons Unit

The Crimes Against Persons Unit is comprised of one Sergeant, 10 Detectives and one Community Service Officer. The assignments within the unit include investigating:

  • Five Detectives assigned to investigate robberies, homicides, felony assaults.
  • Four Detectives assigned to investigate sexual assault and child abuse.
  • One Detective assigned to investigate sexual assault, child abuse, and sex registrants.
  • One Community Service Officer assigned to investigate missing persons.

General Assignment Unit

The General Assignment (Property Crimes) Unit is comprised of one Sergeant and 10 Detectives. The assignments within the unit include investigating:

  • Five Detectives assigned to investigate burglaries.
  • One Detective assigned to investigate burglaries and arson.
  • Two Detectives assigned to investigate fraud.
  • One Detective assigned to the Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory.
  • One Detective assigned to the Regional Allied Computer Team.

Special Investigations Unit

The Special Investigations Unit is comprised of one Sergeant and four detectives.

One detective is responsible for our community camera program. This includes, partnering with vendors and businesses, providing maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment, and advising and assisting officers with the retrieval of video footage to assist investigations.

Three detectives focus on particular crime trends and issues, as well as offenders causing the greatest harm in our community.

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