Major Crimes Room

the cloth badge of the Concord PDThe Major Crimes Unit within the Investigations Division is responsible for maintaining a level of familiarity in developing technology and science that may assist them in solving crimes that have gone cold in years past, and resurrecting these cases with the goal of arresting those responsible. 

If you have information on any of the cases listed on our Web site, we strongly urge and invite your call. Leave a message at our Major Crimes Tip Line, 925-603-5836.  Information left at this location is confidential and is retrieved and evaluated weekly.  You can also email our detectives at

Bay Area Crime Stoppers
Bay Area Crime Stoppers logo The Bay Area Crime Stoppers (BACS) provides a way for the community to inform law enforcement of tips regarding crime. BACS Call Center answers the TIPS line 24/7 providing instant encrypted crime info to the Police Coordinator. BACS Call Center provides multilingual translation services for 30 of the most spoken languages of the World. You don't have to reveal your identity to help solve violent crimes.

800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477)

Unsolved Homicides

The Concord Police Department is devoted to justice for victims and their families in its pursuit of solving all crimes, especially homicides that go unanswered over time due to a lack of leads or evidence. 

Victim Date Occurred Location
a photo Philip Mauritius Zilversmith Philip Mauritius Zilversmit March 27, 1987 1735 Pine Street, Concord
Cortes, Joel Daniel Cortes, Joel Daniel January 05, 2007 Lacey Ln and Tilson Dr.,Concord
Gallegos, Jesus Escamilla Gallegos, Jesus Escamilla December 17, 2005 1450 Monument Bl., Concord
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