Mobile, AL

  • Sergeant Stan Ladnier

    Sgt. Stan Ladnier was born and raised in Bayou La Batre, Alabama and joined the Mobile Police Department in November 2003. He worked as a patrol officer for seven years before moving to robbery and then narcotics as a general sergeant. When Ladnier joined the homicide department in July 2016, he knew right away it was the unit for him because they were very team oriented and took great pride in the responsibility of the job.

    Ladnier is happily married and has two daughters, aged 8 and 10, and can be found attending and coaching their games in his free time.

  • Corporal Jeff Booth

    Cpl. Jeff Booth was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama where he worked in sales. After 9/11, he decided he wanted to serve the community and joined the police department in August 2004. Booth was a part of juvenile investigations for three years before joining the homicide unit in November 2014.

    Booth has been married for 26 years and has two daughters. He enjoys fishing, hunting, and golfing when he is not working.

  • Corporal Nick Crepeau

    Cpl. Nick Crepeau was born in Tampa, Florida and moved to Mobile, Alabama when he was five. He joined the Mobile police department in August 1997 and worked in many units, including assault/sex crimes, robbery, burglary, and patrol. He has been a member of the homicide unit since 2012. He takes pride in the ability to bring closure to victims and their families.

    He enjoys being active outside of his work by running, fishing on the Gulf, and catching baseball games when he can.

  • Corporal Kenneth Gillespie

    Corporal Kenneth Gillespie was born and raised in Tampa, FL and moved to Mobile, AL in 2004. Prior to joining the police department in 2006, he worked on an ambulance in Mobile County. Before joining the Homicide Unit he worked as an investigator in the Robbery Unit. Because his love for puzzles, joining the Homicide Unit in 2013 was a great fit. “I enjoy the challenge of trying to figure out who did it,” says Gillespie.

    Gillespie isn’t the only member of his family working in law enforcement. His wife can be found in the Sheriff’s Department in the property crime division. When they are not working, they enjoy spending time with their three children.

  • Detective Julius Nettles

    Det. Julius F. Nettles was born and raised in Mobile, AL. Before joining the police department in February 2011, he was a part of the Alabama Army National Guard as a Chemical Operations Specialist. Upon completing basic and advanced individual training, Nettles was assigned to the 690th Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Company in Mobile, AL. Nettles has been working in the homicide department for 3 years and is the youngest member of the unit.

    Nettles is currently pursuing his bachelors degree in criminal justice from Columbia Southern University and is happily married with three children. His twin brother, Julian Nettles, can be found as an officer in the Gang Interdiction Task Force for the Mobile police department as well.

  • Detective Jermaine Rogers

    Det. Jermaine Rogers is a born and raised native of Mobile, AL. After finishing college in Louisiana, Detective Rogers worked as a corrections officer in LA for one year before transferring back home and joining the Mobile Police Department in November 2012. There, he worked as a patrol officer for 3 years before being promoted to the Homicide Dept. Rogers says he enjoys what he does for a living because it helps to bridge the gap between the community and law enforcement.

    Rogers is an avid sports fan and enjoys watching football, basketball, and spending time with his family.