To combat those who use technology to harm our citizens, the Linn County Sheriff`s Office has a dedicated, full-time computer crimes detective. The top priorities for this position are conducting computer forensics of seized digital media, investigating computer-related crimes, and specifically detecting, deterring and investigating those who use technology to harm our children.
We are working every day to make the Internet and technology safer for our families and children.
The Linn County Sheriff`s Office Internet safety program, techSmartz: Keeping Connected Kidz Safer is entering its fourth year. We have educated more than 24,000 kids, teens and parents throughout Oregon.
techSmartz involves several community initiatives, including Internet safety presentations to students during the school day, parent and community presentations, and the distribution of safety information through