The Computer Crimes Unit provides investigative support in the seizure, acquisition, and analysis of digital evidence for a multitude of criminal investigations. These investigations include digital device forensic examinations for the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office and other Local, State and Federal agencies.
The Detective assigned to the Computer Crimes Unit is also a member of the Michigan State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. The Michigan ICAC Task Force is comprised of enlisted members of law enforcement and civilians from local, state, and federal agencies. These agencies are continually engaged in proactive and reactive investigations and prosecutions of persons involved in child abuse and exploitation involving the internet.