Imani Kayode
Biographical information
Full name Imani Kayode
Gender Female
Status Alive
Birth 1974
Nationality Flag of South AfricaFlag of Australia South African-Australian
Residence Port Elizabeth, South Africa (formerly)
Berrini, Australia
Past profession(s) Safari Ranger
Affiliation(s) Berrini Police Department
Berrini Police Department
Rank Historian
Game information
Appears in Criminal Case
First appearance Case 1: Fight or Flight (s2)
The history of life has been filled with the bad of humanity itself. All we can do is make a good history for the future.
—Imani Kayode

Imani Kayode is a main character featured in Season 2 of Criminal Case, where she serves as the Berrini Police Department's Historian.

She was a suspect in the murder investigations of student Mason Deforest in The Last Prey (Case #12 of Berrini) and escaped convict Shawn Deforest in Playtime's Over (Case #60 of Berrini).


Hailing from Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Imani is the 44-year-old historian of the Berrini Police Department who worked as a safari ranger prior to her tenure in the department. She is a short, medium-sized woman who has mocha skin, red hair cascading down to below her shoulders, and brown eyes. She normally sports a beige safari outfit with leopard print pockets. Other than that, Imani wears a golden pearl heirloom necklace and a flower crown consisting of red, pink and blue flowers and green leaves in her hair.

Imani is known to be a percipient and benevolent person who also adores animals. Imani enjoys weaving flower crowns to sell on the market and visiting the local zoo. However she has a weakness for heirloom jewelry. It is also known that her favourite food is maafe and her favourite animal is a gazelle.

Height 5'4"
Age 44
Weight 158 lbs
Eyes brown
Blood A+


As the Historian of the Berrini Police Department, Imani has the responsibility of analyzing physical objects and/or clues that require historical, cultural, and/or linguistic study, and to inform the team of such results after a certain amount of time or a speed-up process using Criminal Case Cash. Her task-wait rates vary depending on the difficulty of the task, but they all cost 1 Criminal Case Cash per 30 minutes. Below is the list of analyses Imani performs throughout the course of the game:

Case #1: Fight or Flight

  • Ancient Weapon (09:00:00)

Case #3: The Naughty Truth

  • Candy Cane Message (03:00:00)

Case #4: Night of the Freezing Sun

  • Strange Tube (12:00:00)

Case #5: Blinding Year

  • Miniature Coffin (12:00:00)

Case #11: Secrets to be Withheld

  • Bloody Case (12:00:00)

Case #13: Blast of the Cannon

  • Voodoo Doll (12:00:00)

Case #14: The Storm of Evil

  • Strange Object (12:00:00)

Case #15: An Unearthly Murder!

  • Bloody Paper (03:00:00)

Case #20: When Greed Pins You to Death

  • Threat (03:00:00)

Case #25: Moonlight over Mischievous Acts

  • Scroll (06:00:00)

Case #26: Footage of the Doom

  • Old Diary (09:00:00)

Case #29: Exploring Without Pulse

  • Strange Tablet (09:00:00)
  • Diamond Skull (06:00:00)

Case #30: When the Greed Kills You

  • Cursed Amulet (06:00:00)

Case #31: If You Cry, I Scream

  • Dirty Pendant (09:00:00)

Case #34: In the Tunnel of Danger

  • Monkey Statue (09:00:00)

Case #35: Blurry Lines

  • Killer's Threat (12:00:00)
  • Fingerprints (03:00:00)

Case #37: In the Snowy North, Eh?

  • Bloodstained Book (12:00:00)

Case #41: In the Danger of the Woods

  • Family Tapestry (12:00:00)

Case #46: Never Scream Wolf

  • Half-Burnt Photo (06:00:00)

Case #47: A Flash of Life

  • Slaughter's Threat (12:00:00)

Case #51: In the Watery Deeps

  • Stack of Newspapers (03:00:00)

Case #52: Trapped in Memories

Case Appearances

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