With three criminal investigators and two forensic investigators, the unit is responsible for investigating computer-related crimes ranging from fraud to child pornography.
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 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.
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 Computer Forensic Unit was established in 2003 and is currently comprised of one sworn police officer, who is a detective, and one civilian analyst. The members of Computer Forensic Unit are assigned to the Pennsylvania State Police Central Area Computer Crimes Task Force, as well as the Pennsylvania Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (l.C.A.C.). The Computer Forensic Unit supervises a computer crimes task force currently consisting of five sworn police officers from various Municipal Police Departments in Lancaster County,
The University of Delaware Police maintains a comprehensive collection of computer forensics, forensic data and computer forensics training data on their website. This is a useful resource for investigator and police officers alike who are interested in taking their cases further. The site offers a full set of tools you might need to investigate computer forensics crimes related to hard drive analysis, stored data retrieval, email header analysis and the like
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.
The Computer Crimes Unit, in addition to computer examinations, completes video enhancement requests, analyzes cell phones and provides technical investigatory assistance, while continuing to investigate its own computer-related criminal cases. Along side the standard criminal investigations, the unit also began to assist the City of Scottsdale’s Information Services in data recovery on corrupted city terminals.