Child Abuse Unit / Children's Advocacy Center

Sgt. Joe Walton supervises the Child Abuse Unit / Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC), a highly specialized unit that investigates and prosecutes crimes against children. Expertly-trained and experienced detectives work with prosecutors from the DAO’s Trial Division Child Abuse Unit to handle the delicate tasks of interviewing child victims, working with family members, and prosecuting the criminals who hurt children. The CAC also coordinates all of the agencies that deal with child abuse and the victims of child abuse.