Detectives in Major Crimes investigate crimes against persons including missing persons and runaways. The Special Victims Unit investigates allegations of child / elder abuse and sexual assault. There is also a high-tech unit, ICAC which targets internet crimes against children and child pornography. These investigators work closely with the SungateKids center to conduct child forensic interviews to solve these serious cases.
The Financial Crimes Unit tracks down and arrest common fraud and identity thieves to sophisticated groups of criminals who have scammed the public with hoaxes involving prepaid money cards. The cases involve mortgage and real estate fraud, real estate fraud, embezzlement and criminal impersonation. The detectives also work hard to stop the suspects from exploiting at-risk seniors. Learn more about receiving and writing bad checks.
Does your teen know sexting is a crime? Most teens admit they don’t think about the legal ramifications or consequences of their actions. That’s bad news because it’s illegal. Know the dangers of sexting.