One of the detectives who just showed up at the Mel Gibson/Oksana Grigorieva hearing just said he's there for one purpose -- investigating alleged child abuse.
Detective Dan Scott, who works for the L.A. County Sheriff's Department Special Victims Bureau, just told a TMZ producer in the courtroom hallway, "We investigate child abuse."
Detective Scott is in the hallway with 2 other detectives, waiting to enter the courtroom.
Sheriff's Department Child Abuse Detective in Court
7/15/2010 2:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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