Technology means more work for police

It could take thousands of dollars and overtime hours to keep up.

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As “cybercrime” becomes more and more prevalent, police will tell you it’s crucial that they don’t fall behind.

“When you talk about cybercrime, that’s pretty much anything that can be transmitted over a computer or telephone or anything else — whether it’s transferring pictures or whether it’s running a scam or maintaining evidence of a crime in a computer or cell phone,”

said Canyon County Criminal Investigations Section Lt. Marv Dashiell.

Technology is always changing, and for police, it could take thousands of dollars and overtime hours to keep up.

Drug dealers, child enticers and scammers are finding new ways to use technology to their advantage. This presents pros and cons for police.

For more information about this story and to watch a video interview with one of the officers please visit: www.idahopress.com >>