Crimes Against Person

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Phone: 910.343.3620
Fax: 910.341.3625

What We Do

The responsibility of the Crimes Against Persons section is to investigate all armed robberies, common law robberies, assaults, rapes, suicides, sudden deaths and homicides.

The mission of the unit is to identify and apprehend all suspects and to ensure the integrity of the investigation for any further prosecution.

The Crimes Against Person section is comprised of one sergeant and five detectives.

They are responsible for the investigation of the case and for coordinating within the District Attorney's office for prosecution of the cases. It is also their job to keep in contact with victims to keep them informed about their pending cases.

If you need to contact one of our detectives about your case or any other case then you should call 910.343.3609.

Victim Information

There may be an occasion where you are a victim. There are resources that you have and may not be aware that can help you. Also, please ask your investigator what kind of services you may be entitled to receive. 

If the offender/suspect contacts you in any way, and threatens or otherwise intimidates you, immediately call 911 and the investigator assigned to your case. For further information on victim/witness assistance call 910.343.3609, 24-hours a day, seven-days a week.


Services and Assistance throughout the County

Victim Services

Victim Right's Act- Law Enforcement Responsibilities

Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center
615 Shipyard Blvd.
Wilmington, NC 28412
Administrative Line: 910.392.6936
Crisis Line: 910.392.7460 or 800.672.2903
Fax: 910.392.0628

NC Victims Assistance Program
Phone: 919.831.2857 or 800.348.5068 (toll free)
Fax: 919.831.0824
Mailing Address: PO Box 28557
Raleigh, NC 27611-8557
Street Address: 130 Penmarc Drive, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27603

Immigration and Customs Enforcement / Homeland Security Investigations Victim Notification Program
This resource gives victims and witnesses reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody. Victims and witnesses are required to register to receive notification.

New Hanover County District Attorney's Office
316 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Mailing Address PO Box 352
Office: 910.772.6610 
Fax: 910.772.6611