The juvenile investigator for the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office is a specialist in investigating crimes against children. He or she is assigned to the Criminal Investigative Division of the Sheriff’s Office. He or she is tasked to investigate the most serious offense’s that are perpetrated against children. He or she is specially trained to deal with these crimes to get the most positive resolution. These crimes consist of the most serious of felonies from unexplained deaths, rapes, to extreme physical abuse. The juvenile investigator works with the multi-disciplinary team of Chautauqua County through the Child Advocacy Program making sure all the needs of the children victims are met and all the agencies involved have all the information needed to assist the victims as well as their families in crisis and beyond.