Special Crimes


The Special Crimes Unit investigates all homicides that occur within the City of Amarillo. The Special Crimes Unit also investigates any officer-involved shootings, in custody deaths, infant and fire deaths as well as any deaths of a questionable manner. The Director of the Special Crimes Unit is Lt. Erick Bohannon of the Amarillo Police Department. The department’s Crime Scene Investigation Unit (CSIU) is part of the Special Crimes Unit. The CSIU specializes in processing crimes scenes for evidence.

Special Crimes Unit Contact Information:
Special Crimes Unit main number (806) 378-9468
Lt. Erick Bohannon – Director (806) 378-4268
Sgt. David Hagler – Investigator (806) 378-9451
Sgt. Chris Sheffield – Investigator (806) 378-9448
Sgt. Mike Dunn – Investigator (806) 378-6123
Sgt. Joel Hodges – CSIU Supervisor (806) 378-3543
Callie Haney – Special Crimes Secretary (806) 378-9468

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