Police CIB reactivates cold-case program

Posted on May 14 2019

The Criminal Investigative Bureau has reactivated its Special Homicide Activity Resolution Partnership program, with funding assistance from the Criminal Justice Planning Agency.

The SHARP program consists of five detectives from the CIB division and was active from 2006 to 2010, which was then extended up until 2014.

The programs goals and objectives are to reopen cold cases relating to homicide or missing person(s) cases.

By reactivating the SHARP program, these cases get a much more robust look, and get a streamlined approach in looking into homicide cases that have gone cold.

The program, with assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and multiple agencies, was able to solve a homicide case that took place in 2012.

The program will be looking into cold cases dating back to 1977.

It will simultaneously look into many homicide and missing person(s) cases, including the 1995 homicide case of a female found near the Marpi shoreline, the 1997 robbery homicide of Marsha Kim, the 2016 homicide of Li, Qiang Ding, and the 2014 disappearance of the Yamada sisters.

CIB would like to encourage the public to report any information or details regarding any cold case by reaching out to Lt. Simon Manacop at 664-9042. If you wish to remain anonymous, do not hesitate to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 234-7272. (PR)

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