The Crime Analysis Unit (CAU) serves as the Westchester County and regional law enforcement intelligence and information hub, connecting more than 100 local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in and surrounding Westchester County.
CAU plays a critical role in:
CAU holds a monthly intelligence-sharing meeting to facilitate the exchange of information between the numerous police agencies in and around the county. Moreover, the CAU utilizes a secure list server and Web site to give law enforcement members immediate access to current and historical information and intelligence.
CAU investigations include:
These investigations are often conducted in conjunction with:
Additionally, CAU is responsible for monitoring reports of bias crimes throughout the county. The unit also tracks convicted sex offenders who reside in the Town of Cortlandt and Westchester County housing facilities to ensure the offenders are in compliance with Megan’s Law.