Robbery/Homicide Unit is primarily responsible for the investigation, apprehension and prosecution of individuals involved in misdemeanor and felony crimes against person offenses that are not family related.
These offenses generally include homicides, assaults / aggravated assaults, robbery / aggravated robbery of persons and businesses, sex offenses committed against adults, and kidnapping / aggravated kidnapping of adults.
Additionally, missing persons cases, phone harassment and the tracking and prosecution of registered sex offenders are also handled by this bureau.
At times, the bureaus primary responsibilities may include companion cases that have been reported to the crimes against property (burglary & theft) and family violence bureaus.
General inquiries can be made by calling (361) 886-2841, Monday - Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.