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Video Villains (Surveillance Photos of Crimes in Progress)

During the investigation of robberies, burglaries and certain other crimes, the Metropolitan Police Department is often provided with surveillance pictures from the victim businesses. In an effort to enlist the community's support to the greatest extent possible in identifying criminals, the department has established this page for the display of video surveillance. The specific information of each case is contained within the attachment, usually along with the investigating detective's name and telephone number. Citizens who recognize persons committing any of the crimes displayed on this page are urged to contact the investigating detective or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME (615-742-7463). Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. You can also text your tip to crime Stoppers by texting the word CASH and then your message to crimes 274637 or submit your tip online at