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Sex Crimes

The mission of the Sex Crimes Unit is to conduct fair, impartial, and professional investigations of all felony sexual assaults involving victim 14 years of age and older that occur within the City of San Diego. The Child Abuse Unit investigates sexual assaults involving victims under the age of 14 and the Domestic Violence Unit investigates sexual assaults involving married persons, persons who live together or persons who have had a child together.

The goal of the Sex Crimes Unit is to resolve these investigations working with service area investigators, prosecutors, medical professionals, rape crisis advocates, community organizations, and other law enforcement agencies in a problem solving partnership focusing on the criminal prosecution of offender and the reduction of sexual assault.