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SEX OFFENSE SQUAD

The Cheektowaga Police Sex Offense Squad is an investigative unit within the Detective Bureau and is staffed by a Lieutenant and six (6) Detectives. The Sex Offense Squad provides criminal investigation into allegations of sexual crimes, and lewd and lascivious conduct in accordance with the New York State Statutes. Due to their serious nature, these cases are handled expeditiously.

In addition, the Sex Offense Squad serves as a liaison to community agencies and the criminal justice system by offering assistance and guidance to victims of sexual crimes. The Detectives of the Sex Offense Squad are specially trained in the investigations of sexual assaults to recognize and understand the sensitive, personal, and invasive nature of these crimes. Sexual crimes are investigated with respect for the rights of the victim and the accused. The Sex Offense Squad has investigated approximately one-hundred (100) cases in each year of 2013 and 2014.

The Sex Offense Squad is also responsible for the registering, tracking, and monitoring of State registered sex offenders and predators within the Town, and enforcing Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances that apply to them.

LINK: NEW YORK STATE SEX OFFENSE REGISTRY

www.criminaljustice.ny.gov

Unit Supervisor
Lt. Brian Coons

Detectives
Michael Hockwater
Terence Griffin
Donald Strozyk
Eric Broska
Chris Lovallo
Tim Turnbull

CHEEKTOWAGA POLICE DEPARTMENT

3223 Union Road
Cheektowaga, New York 14227

Phone: (716) 686-3500

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