Why Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations?

  • A comfortable environment is provided to the victim in a mixed residential area far from any police station.
  • Previous inadequate resources and duplication of efforts by law enforcement agencies. A truly collaborative effort is provided, allowing for an intense focus on serious cases that need such specialization.
  • An emphasis is placed on initial services and support of the victim/survivor is provided while strengthening the criminal investigation.
  • Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations is comprised of well trained and highly skilled investigators who deal with all types of sexual assault and severe child abuse. Along with equally competent Department of Child & Family Services (DCF) social workers we provide efficient investigative services to the citizens of Chittenden County.