The Crimes Against Persons Unit specializes in investigating all violent crimes committed against citizens of Jefferson County in the Birmingham Division.  Since its creation, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has been successful in virtually eliminating unsolved homicides and other violent crimes such as rape, robberies, and assaults including all classes of murder. This Unit also works closely with many other agencies in Jefferson County and throughout the United States. This unit also works with the following: Evidence Collection Unit, Youth Services, and Sex Offender Tracking Investigators and the Criminal Identification Bureau.