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ICAC National Training: Specialized Training on Tools and Technology

Award Information

Award #
2016-MC-FX-K012
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2016
Total funding (to date)
$600,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $200,000)

This program is funded under the authority of the Providing Resources, Officers, and Technology to Eradicate Cyber Threats to Our Children Act of 2008, (P.L. 110-401, 42 USC 17601, et seq.)(The PROTECT Act). This project will develop and deliver training opportunities on specialized topic areas related to investigating and prosecuting technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation. Training areas may include, but are not limited to: cell phone technologies, wireless networks, peer-to-peer file sharing, encryption, on-scene investigative tools, and exploitation via social networking sites.

With this funding, SEARCH Group, Inc. will expand upon its multifaceted strategy to provide ICAC investigators with training to combat on-line child exploitation. This project will encompass several core deliverables, including hands-on, laboratory-based training; web-based, self-paced training; web-based, instructor-led training; and conference presentations. In addition, the project will provide for continuous technical assistance to ICAC Task Force members, forensic examiners, and prosecutors throughout the duration of the 12-month project via SEARCH’s well-established web-based national technical assistance program. CA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates. This project will develop and deliver training opportunities on specialized topic areas related to investigating and prosecuting technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation. Training areas may include, but are not limited to: cell phone technologies, wireless networks, peer-to-peer file sharing, encryption, on-scene investigative tools, and exploitation via social networking sites.

With this funding, SEARCH Group, Inc. will expand upon its multifaceted strategy to provide ICAC investigators with training to combat on-line child exploitation. This project will encompass several core deliverables, including hands-on, laboratory-based training; web-based, self-paced training; web-based, instructor-led training; and conference presentations. In addition, the project will provide for continuous technical assistance to ICAC Task Force members, forensic examiners, and prosecutors throughout the duration of the 12-month project via SEARCH’s well-established web-based national technical assistance program. CA/NCF.

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates. This project will develop and deliver training opportunities on specialized topic areas related to investigating and prosecuting technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation. Training areas may include, but are not limited to: cell phone technologies, wireless networks, peer-to-peer file sharing, encryption, on-scene investigative tools, and exploitation via social networking sites.

With this funding, SEARCH Group, Inc. will expand upon its multifaceted strategy to provide Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigators with training to combat on-line child exploitation. This project will encompass several core deliverables, including hands-on, laboratory-based training; web-based, self-paced training; web-based, instructor-led training; and conference presentations. In addition, the project will provide for continuous technical assistance to ICAC Task Force members, forensic examiners, and prosecutors throughout the duration of the 12-month project via SEARCH’s well-established web-based national technical assistance program. CA/NCF.

Date Created: September 27, 2016