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 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.
The Economic Crimes Unit/Task Force is comprised of an investigative Sergeant, eight full-time investigators, computer forensics specialist, Crime Analyst and Investigative Support Specialist. In addition, the unit has partnered with Federal counterparts to effectively pursue all violators with no jurisdictional concerns. The Economic Crime Unit is responsible for investigating identity theft, exploitation of elderly, schemes to defraud, public assistance fraud, money laundering, and/or any substantial fraudulent type crimes where the victims suffers a loss.
The Concord Police Department continues to be at the forefront in addressing computer and internet crime, especially crimes against children. The Department plays an active role in the New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force and has developed a state-of-the-art electronic forensic lab complete with computer and cell phone analysis equipment. All of the training and forensic equipment utilized by the Computer Crimes Unit has been obtained through federal funding. Since the beginning of this fiscal year,
The Central Area Computer Crimes Task Force is responsible for investigating computer-related crimes ranging from fraud to child pornography.