In 2021, the Sheriff’s Office created VIPER (Violent Internet Predator & Exploitation Response) Task Force. The task force is composed of detectives from the Sheriff’s Office and Monroe City Police and deputies from the Uniform Services Division.
The task force received a grant from the Community Foundation of Monroe County in the amount of $7,605 to purchase equipment for the task force. The V.I.P.E.R Task Force has partnered with and received grants from the Community Foundation of Monroe County and Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.)
If you suspect human trafficking, please contact the V.I.P.E.R Task Force: