The Felony Crimes Unit is responsible for providing comprehensive investigations to the Village of Solvay, including computer crimes.
This unit investigates computer and technology based crimes including sexting, cyber-bullying, computer tampering, internet crimes against children, undercover child pornography investigation, computer/internet based financial fraud and some community education on keeping kids safe on social media and the internet. This unit also investigates less serious offenses such as theft, criminal damage to property, and disorderly conduct.
The Unit is comprised of two assistant prosecutors, one of whom serves as the Unit director, detectives and support staff. The Unit investigates and prosecutes a variety of crimes, including online theft and auction fraud, electronically communicated threats, network intrusions, online child predation, and the possession and distribution of child pornography. Additionally, the Computer Crimes Unit provides investigative and legal support to other units/agencies involved in the investigation and prosecution of crimes involving electronic evidence.
The Property Crimes Unit investigates all property related crimes including commercial burglary, residential burglary, motor vehicle theft, fraud, forgery, arson, computer and Internet related theft or fraud.
This unit has investigators extensively trained in a wide variety of subjects which include: Computer Crimes Forensic Analysis of Computers / Hard Drives Forensic Analysis of Electronic Devices Internet Crimes Against Children Child Pornography Internet Solicitation
Economic Crimes Unit investigates frauds, forgeries and similar offenses that are held online. This unit also includes Investigators who monitor activity at pawn and secondhand shops to ensure compliance with applicable laws and ordinances, and investigators who follow up environmental and computer-related crime.
The Major Crimes Unit at NBPD follow up on all crimes against property/persons. This includes Burglary, Theft, Criminal Mischief, Arson, Bad Checks, Flim Flams, Credit Card Fraud and Computer-related Crimes.
The division is comprised of four units: Criminal Investigations, Drug Enforcement, Crime Scene, and Career Criminal. Each unitÕs primary responsibility is centered around the follow-up investigation of criminal offenses.The Division is also actively involved with the Child Protection Center, the Jackson County Drug Task Force, Regional Cybercrimes Forensic Lab, the Metro Squad, FBI Cybercrimes Task Force, and the ATF Task Force.
The Computer Crime Unit (CCU) provides forensic and investigative services to NEMLEC agencies and other law enforcement agencies if/as designated by the Executive Board. The unit is also responsible for training police in computer crime investigations, providing community-based Internet Safety Training and investigating all forms of crimes facilitated by the use of high technology (computers) within our jurisdictions. The unit in Medford serves Middlesex County, and Peabody serves Essex County.
Newberg-Dundee Police began conducting digital investigations in 2003. The CCU has a dedicated, secure lab. The CCU lab consists of a dedicated evidence processing station, individual examiner workstations and a secure evidence storage room. Examination equipment consists of multiple state of the art forensic workstations for each examiner; hardware based forensic imaging tools; cellular telephone acquisition systems; and mobile examination equipment. Examiners assigned to the CCU hold multiple computer forensics and technology certifications.