The Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Unit (DVU) is comprised of a lieutenant, and three detectives. In addition to domestic violence and sexual assault cases the DVU handles child abuse and elderly abuse investigations for our department. The Unit works seven days a week from 9:00 AM to 1:00 AM. Detectives assigned to this unit are called out as necessary to handle incidents occurring 24 hours a day.
Each officer assigned to the DVU has received specialized training in the investigation of both domestic violence and sexual assault cases. They have also received training in other areas.
Lynn Police Department
Domestic Violence Unit
300 Washington Street
Lynn, MA 01902