The Crimes Against Persons Unit specializes in investigating all violent crimes committed against citizens of Jefferson County. Since this unit has been formed, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has been successful in virtually eliminating unsolved homicides and other crimes of violence such as rapes, robberies and assaults, including all classes of murder. This Unit also works closely with many other agencies in Jefferson County. When serial crimes are committed, the unit may also be involved in investigations with agencies 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.