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SEARCH FY2019 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force National Training Program

Award Information

Award #
2019-MC-FX-K008
Location
Awardee County
Sacramento
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$1,300,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $650,000)

The Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force National Training Program is funded under the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2019, Pub. L. No. 116-6, 133 Stat. 13, 115. Under this program, the goal is to design and deliver specialized training on digital evidence forensics, tools, and technology to support the ICAC task force network that includes law enforcement, prosecutors, digital forensic specialists, and other related agencies/organizations.

With this funding, SEARCH Group, Incorporated will expand upon its multifaceted strategy to provide ICAC investigators with training to combat online child exploitation. This project will deliver specialized training on digital evidence forensics, including several core deliverables such as hands-on, laboratory-based training; web-based, self-paced training; webinars; conference presentations; and the evaluation of training and technical assistance. In addition, the project will provide for continuous technical assistance to ICAC task force members, forensic examiners, and prosecutors throughout the duration of the 15-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. Under this program, the goal is to develop and deliver specialized technical training to ICAC task force members, thereby expanding and enhancing investigative knowledge and capacity in relation to digital forensics and the recovery of digital evidence. This project will develop and deliver training opportunities on forensic analyses of computers, cell phones, wireless networks, and other digital devices that may contain evidence of a crime. With this funding, SEARCH Group, Incorporated, will expand upon its multifaceted strategy to provide ICAC investigators with training to combat online child exploitation. This project will deliver specialized training on digital evidence forensics, including several core deliverables such as hands-on, laboratory-based training; web-based, self-paced training; webinars; conference presentations; and the evaluation of training and technical assistance. In addition, the project will provide for continuous technical assistance to ICAC task force members, forensic examiners, and prosecutors.
CA/NCF

Date Created: September 20, 2019