Special Victims Division
The Special Victims Division at the Bucks County DA’s office consists of ten attorneys with specific training and capacity to work with vulnerable populations and the dynamics of crimes involving children and families. The Special Victims Division works closely with each law enforcement agency in the county to oversee and advise criminal investigations involving special victims, as well as Bucks County Children and Youth Social Services Agency, the Bucks County Children’s Advocacy Center, Network of Victim Assistance and A Woman’s Place to ensure that victims of interpersonal violence have the desired level of support through the criminal justice process.
Matthew S. Lannett, Chief of Child Abuse Prosecution.
Kristin M. McElroy, Chief of Adult Special Victims
Crash Investigation Unit
The Crash Investigation Division at the Bucks County DA’s Office is comprised of trained attorneys and investigators who seek to establish the causes of serious motor vehicle crashes occurring in Bucks County, and hold offenders accountable if their contribution to the crash is determined to be criminal in nature. The Crash Investigation Unit is headed up by Deputy DA Robert D. James and handles investigations where serious injury, significant damage to property or loss of life has occurred.
In 2015, the Office of the Bucks County District Attorney received its first dedicated funding for an Insurance Fraud Division, with one dedicated prosecutor and one detective. The Insurance Fraud Unit is funded entirely by the Pennsylvania Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority.
The unit conducts both proactive and reactive investigations, working closely with insurance company investigators and the Pennsylvania State Insurance Commission investigating Homeowners, Auto, Medical, and Workers Compensation Insurance Fraud, along with the investigation of Insurance Fraud associated with illegal drug activity.
To protect the public from economic loss by actively investigating and arresting those who commit insurance fraud and to reduce the overall incidence of insurance fraud through anti-fraud outreach to the public, private and governmental sectors.
Insurance Fraud Can Be Reported Two Ways
Forms can be filled out and submitted online; or, you can fill it out online, print it and mail it with all other applicable material to:
Marc Furber, Esq.
Program Director, Insurance Fraud
Bucks County District Attorneys' Office
100 North Main Street, 2nd Floor
Doylestown, PA 18901