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Homicide

Jeffrey Ragsdale, Chief

The Homicide Section is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of homicides committed in the District of Columbia. The Section is staffed with some of the most experienced trial attorneys in the U.S. Attorney's Office. Homicide prosecutors are assigned to a particular geographic district, which correspond to Metropolitan Police Department districts 1 through 7, to maximize the benefit of gathering and utilizing criminal intelligence about a particular area or offender. There is also a Specialized Cases Unit within the Homicide Section that focuses on murders involving young children, domestic violence, sex crimes, vehicular homicides, and cold cases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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