Section Commander Captain Patrick Snyder
Unit Commander Lieutenant Thomas Finan
Unit Commander Lieutenant Kevin Ruga
The Major Crimes Unit of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is responsible for the investigation of all homicides that occur in Atlantic County. In addition, the unit also investigates suspicious deaths, police-involved shootings, in-custody deaths, serious assaults where death is probable, drug-related deaths, arsons, and fatal crashes. The unit is also responsible for forensics, identification, and evidence control. The unit is made up of personnel from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Atlantic City Police Department.