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Last Updated: 2010-01-20

Major Crimes Detectives

The Major Crimes Division is comprised of one captain, three lieutenants, 10 sergeants, 67 detectives, two forensic technicians and one photo lab technician.

It includes the units of Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Forensics, Arson and Youth and Family crimes.

Investigators from the Major Crimes unit continually provide information to the victim’s family throughout the course of the case. These investigators are integral to the process of the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office during the presentation and prosecution of the cases.

If you need to reach one of our detectives, please contact them at their phone numbers or e-mail addresses listed here on the website. If you have difficulty reaching a detective or are not sure which detective you need to speak with, please call the Major Crimes main number (804) 646-6741.

The Homicide Support Group provides a place of support and healing for survivors of homicide victims.

As of February 7, 2016, 6 lives have been lost this year. At this date in 2015, 2 lives were lost.




Velda L. Garner


2400 block of Burton Street

Ericelle C. Coleman


3100 block of Richmond-Henrico Turnpike

Jerquell Cheatham


6300 block of Midlothian Turnpike

Mark Jackson-Silver


6500 block of Midlothian Turnpike

Djan R. Robinson


1000 block of Highland View Avenue

Quincey C. Broadnax


3800 Block of Midlothian Turnpike

** BOLD indicates case has been cleared **

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