Computer Crime Unit

The Vermont State Police Computer Crime Unit was created in January 2000, as a specialized section of Special Investigations. The Unit serves as a specialized support to both state and local police departments. 

Members of the Unit receive specialized training in the collection and analysis of digital evidence. In addition to conducting computer related investigations, the Unit is also dedicated to: 

  • Conducting forensic analysis of digital evidence,
  • Providing expert testimony, 
  • Assisting prosecutors with legal interpretation of scientific results, and
  • Training of other criminal justice agencies in areas relating to computer related digital evidence. 

The Computer Crime Unit has been called upon to assist on a variety of cases including: 

  • Possession of child pornography,
  • Email Stalking/Threats 
  • Identity Theft 
  • Homicide 
  • Sale of Drugs 
  • Credit Card Fraud 
  • Sexual Assaults 
  • Web Page Hacking/Denial of Service Attacks 

The Unit also receives many complaints regarding scams. Check the links above for examples of the latest scams being received by the Unit. 

If you have encountered a scam or think you might be the victim of one, contact your local State Police barracks.

Computer Crime Unit Commander

Lt. Lance BurnhamLt. Lance Burnham 
VSP Headquarters

45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671

Contact Information

Vermont State Police HeadquartersVSP Seal
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1300
M - F / 8am - 4pm
Telephone - 802-244-8727

Please call your nearest VSP Barracks outside of normal business hours.

Information on public information requests, and contact information for our Public Information Officer can be found at

Please click here to visit the Agency of Administration's Public Record Request Database.


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