The Major Crimes Unit consists of five detectives and is supervised by a Sergeant. The unit is responsible for the investigation of all homicides and suspicious or unexplained deaths. The unit is also tasked with the investigation of other violent felonies, including, but not limited to, armed robberies, sexual assaults and kidnappings. Additionally, the unit investigates TCSO officer-involved shootings and in-custody inmate deaths. The Major Crimes detectives are assigned to an on-call rotation, and are available to respond 24 hours a day, if needed.