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A Child Abuse Investigation Team/Unit[1][2] (CAIT) is a unit within a police force in the United Kingdom, responsible for investigating offences relating to minors.[3]

Metropolitan PoliceEdit

Within the London Metropolitan Police Service, Child Abuse Investigation Command is an Operational Command Unit within the Specialist Crime Directorate.[4]

There are 19 borough Child Abuse Investigation Teams, and five specialist sections:


  1. ^ "Hampshire Constabulary: Child Abuse Investigation Unit". Archived from the original on September 29, 2006. Retrieved 2009-06-09.
  2. ^ "Leicestershire Constabulary - Our departments - Child Abuse Investigation". Archived from the original on 2008-12-06. Retrieved 2009-06-09.
  3. ^ "Leicestershire Constabulary - Careers - Child Abuse Investigation Unit". Retrieved 2009-06-09.
  4. ^ "Metropolitan Police Service - Specialist Crime Directorate". Archived from the original on 2009-04-22. Retrieved 2009-06-09.