Detectives in the Investigations unit are sub-divided by their specific assignment. The crimes include identity theft and hi-tech computer crimes. Detectives are assigned to the Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory and Regional Allied Computer Team.
The Detective Section is comprised of three sergeants and 22 detectives who investigate major crimes, financial crimes, and computer crimes.
The Criminal Investigation SectionÕs primary responsibility is to conduct the follow-up investigations of crimes that occur within the City. Examples of these investigations include financial crimes, computer crimes, and other serious investigations requiring intensive specialized or confidential investigation.
With three criminal investigators and two forensic investigators, the unit is responsible for investigating computer-related crimes ranging from fraud to child pornography.
The Cyber Crimes Unit (CCU) focuses on a wide array of criminal activity, including Internet and computer fraud, predators who are trying to harm Winthrop HarborÕs children, cyber bullying, cyber stalking and other forms of computer, Internet, and electronic crimes. The unit also works closely with federal, state and other local law enforcement, and industry members including the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the National White Collar Crime Consortium (NW3C) to develop,
The Financial Crimes Unit is responsible for investigating crimes in which a financial instrument is used by the criminal element. The Financial Crimes Unit works offenses of credit card abuse, identity theft, counterfeit or forged checks, false statement to obtain credit and counterfeit U.S. Currency cases (in conjunction with the U.S. Secret Service).
The Computer Forensic Unit at Norfolk PD is responsible for investigating computer-related crimes ranging from fraud to child pornography.
The Data Recovery Unit investigates computer crimes and internet predator cases within Greenville County. They also have the ability to retrieve evidentiary data from computers and phones which is crucial in the successful prosecution of criminal cases. The Data Recovery investigators also conduct monthly internet safety classes upon request.
The Financial Crimes Unit is responsible for investigating cases related to embezzlement, forgery, fraud, identity theft, credit card abuse, computer crimes and scams.
The Felony Crimes Unit is responsible for providing comprehensive investigations to the Village of Solvay, including computer crimes.