The ability to develop and maintain digital forensic expertise is essential for the viability of an ICAC task force. This solicitation supports the enhancement of task force capacity to effectively and efficiently conduct forensic examinations of evidence in cases of technology-facilitated child exploitation.
OJJDP will provide support to select ICAC task forces to hire wounded, injured, or ill veterans to (1) serve as digital forensic analysts to enhance the forensic examination capacity of the task force; (2) improve ICAC task force effectiveness to prevent, interdict, investigate, and prosecute Internet crimes against children and technology-facilitated child exploitation; and (3) reduce forensic examination backlogs and/or increase the number of forensic exams completed by ICAC task forces during the project period.
Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $600,000