New York State Police

Special Victims Unit (SVU)

A female Trooper holding a crying boy who has been physically abused.

The Special Victims Unit, part of the Forensic Investigative Support Services:

Investigative Support

SVU provides investigative support in a variety of ways, including assistance with forensic interviews and case consultations/reviews. The Unit maintains forensic information files on child abuse and related topics, and makes referrals to a variety of professional specialists in the fields of child abuse and sex offenses.