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The Violent Crimes Unit consists of one sergeant, one agent, six detectives, one full-time civilian investigator & one part-time civilian investigator. The Violent Crimes Unit investigates “Crimes against Persons” including homicide, robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, death reports, rape, child abuse, child molestation, physical elder abuse & other felony assaults. The two civilian investigators are responsible for investigating adult missing persons & a variety of misdemeanor crimes including assault & battery, annoying phone calls & violations of court orders.
The main goal of the Violent Crimes Unit is to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Visalia by arresting & then working closely with the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office to obtain convictions on the violent felons responsible for these crimes. The Violent Crimes Unit relies on information from the citizens of Visalia & welcome the assistance from the public.
For assistance, please contact the following individuals:
Sergeant Randy Lentzner: (559) 713-4234
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Detective Juan Saenz: (559) 713-4740
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