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Vigo, ISU now an ‘Indiana High Tech Crime Unit’ | Local News

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A partnership between Indiana State University and local law enforcement has been chosen as one of 10 host locations for an Indiana High Tech Crime Unit.

The Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council has designated Vigo County as a hub to assist prosecutors with the processing of digital evidence in Clay, Fountain, Hendricks, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan and Vermillion counties.

Vigo County launched its own forensics partnership in April by adding three ISU interns from the criminology department. The program has been involved with 22 investigations ranging from property crimes and surveillance video to cracking cellular devices in homicide cases.

After a statewide program was established, Vigo County relied on that experience as it applied to be a hub serving multiple locations.

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