The ability to develop and maintain digital forensic expertise is essential for the viability of an ICAC task force. This solicitation seeks applications designed to promote and support the capacity to conduct effective and efficient forensic examination of evidence in cases of technology-facilitated child exploitation.
OJJDP will provide support to ICAC task forces to hire wounded, injured, or ill veterans to (1) serve in analyst positions to enhance the digital forensic examination capacity of the ICAC task forces; (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
- OJJDP FY 19 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force National Training Program
- OJJDP FY 17 Changing Minds: Professional Development and Public Education to Address Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma
- OJJDP FY 16 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces: Forensic Capacity Hiring Program for Wounded Veterans