Cybercrime Fighting Update

August, 2002


The National Institute of Justice, an office of the U.S. Department of Justice, released in August 2000 a brief of a forthcoming report covering the state of cybercrime fighting capabilities in the United States. The brief emphasized that there is a compelling need to better address the requirements of state and local law enforcement agencies in detecting, investigating, and prosecuting individuals who commit electronic crimes. This article provides key findings from the report.