The Saint Paul Police Homicide Unit phone number is 651-266-5650 

The Homicide Unit investigates reports of homicides, suicides, unattended deaths, and several other crimes including assaults, kidnappings, terroristic threats, and obstructing legal process as examples.

The Homicide Unit partners with many other units both within and outside the police department to assist in our investigations. A few of the most common are listed below:

  • SPPD Gang and Gun Unit
  • SPPD Forensic Services Unit and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
  • SPPD Special Investigations Unit
  • Ramsey County Attorney's Office
  • St. Paul City Attorney's Office
  • U.S. Attorney's Office
  • Crime Stoppers of Minnesota
  • Survivors Resource Center

Our greatest partner is you! Please talk with us to help ensure no more families need to suffer a loss, violent assault or live in fear. You can help.

The members of the Homicide Unit work closely with the Survivor Resources Center to provide for survivors of homicide victims, including keeping the victim's family informed through the the stages of the criminal justice process.

The unit has twelve experienced investigative staff that work directly on cases. The unit is victim centered and we rely on the help and cooperation from you to solve these heinous crimes. Let's work together to keep the city safe for everyone. 

Yearly statistical data is available here.

Restoring hope - Reclaiming life

imageMurder. Suicide. Accidental Death. Overdose Death. Events that shatter worlds and turn lives upside down. In the wake of these traumatic incidents, surviving family members and loved ones find themselves totally unprepared for the onslaught of grief, turbulent emotion and heartbreaking realities they must face. There is help. There is hope. There is an understanding resource to guide you through these dark and difficult times - Survivor Resources.

Office - 651-266-5674

Crisis intervention * Practical help * Emotional support * Weekly support groups



Crime Victims Reparations Board (victim reparations and burial assistance) 651-207-7300

Ramsey County Domestic Abuse and Harassment Office (Orders for Protection and Harassment) 651-266-5130

Crime Stoppers: CLICK HERE Submit a tip: CLICK HERE

Bureau of Criminal Apprehension: CLICK HERE

Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (Cold Case Unit) CLICK HERE

If you have any information for the Homicide Unit, please use the following e-mail.

Last Edited: January 18, 2022