Free Virtual Internet and Technology Safety Event
The Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is hosting a free virtual internet safety event on June 28, 2022, from 11:00 am – 4:15 pm. The virtual event will bring together technology safety experts from around the world to educate parents, educators, child-serving professionals, law enforcement and others. Tips and resources to #StartTheConversation about technology safety will be presented. To find out more information and to register, click here!
The Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) is a highly specialized unit responsible for investigating the sexual exploitation of children via the internet. The unit conducts follow-up investigations of Cybertips received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and local case referrals involving child pornography and online child sexual exploitation/ solicitation.
In addition to follow-up investigations, the unit conducts proactive online undercover investigations to identify and arrest offenders downloading/ uploading child pornography and actively using the internet to sexually exploit children. The unit provides education for the community by conducting presentations on internet safety and protecting children from online enticement.
The ICAC unit is responsible for overseeing the South Florida ICAC Task Force, comprised of more than 65 local, state and federal affiliate police agencies. The unit manages the DOJ Grant for the task force and manages all Cybertips received from NCMEC for the task force.