Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Training

The ICAC Training & Technical Assistance Program is federally funded through the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). The Program’s course offerings are conducted under a cooperative agreement between Fox Valley Technical College and OJJDP under Grant #2005-MC-CX-K032.

The ICAC Training & Technical Assistance Program offers regional, specialized and technical assistance training to federal, state and local prosecutors, probation and parole officers and law enforcement investigators at locations throughout the country so that participants can take advantage of the valuable information conveyed during our Programs in the most cost-effective manner possible. As mandated by OJJDP, only Regional ICAC Task Force agency or Affiliate agency* members will be approved to participate in our training programs. Federal and International participants will receive consideration on a case by case basis. Please download our ICAC Training & Technical Assistance Program Guide to Training Programs to find out more about how to obtain training through our Program and how to request to host a training program.

Technical Assistance Training

Technical Assistance training may be provided in the form of any of the Regional Training Programs offered or in the form of other assistance to address specific problems or needs depending on available funding. Please call our office to discuss any customized training you would like to conduct.

Regional Training

Our Program offers the below listed courses as Regional Training Programs. Class dates and locations are selected each year based on the needs of the Task Force and available resources and funding.

ICAC Investigative Techniques Training Program (ICAC-IT)

The purpose of this 4-1/2 day training program is to provide state and local law enforcement investigators with a basic understanding of investigative techniques in the area of Internet crimes against children. These techniques have been developed by the ICAC Task Force and conform to a set of national standards. Max class size: 30

ICAC Child Sex Offender Accountability Training Program (ICAC-CSO)

This course is a 4-1/2 day technology training program for law enforcement investigators, probation/parole officers and prosecutors responsible for monitoring or investigating the activities of convicted child sex offenders. Max class size: 30

ICAC Undercover Chat Investigations Training Program (ICAC-UC)

An intensive 4-1/2 day training program for experienced ICAC investigators designed to provide them with the latest tools and techniques necessary to combat on-line child exploitation. Max class size: 30

ICAC Trial Advocacy for Prosecutors Training Program (ICAC-TAP)

This 4-1/2 day training program is a trial advocacy course involving computer-facilitated crimes against children. It is for experienced prosecutors and is focused on examining the distinct phases of a trial and the relevant issues, challenges, tactics, strategies, and the law that enhance the skills and knowledge of prosecutors in these cases. Max class size: 30

ICAC Unit Supervisor Training Program (ICAC-US)

This 4-1/2 day course is for ICAC unit commanders and supervisors of ICAC Task Force and affiliated law enforcement agencies. This training program provides students with an overview of managerial, investigative and early intervention strategies to more effectively protect children in their area of responsibility. Experts in the field of Internet exploitation will review emerging technologies and update participants on current investigative and prosecutorial issues associated with supervising an ICAC unit. Max class size: 48

CyberTips Management Training Program

This 2-1/2 day class imparts the skills necessary to use the CyberTips software application developed for use with the NCMEC VPN. It has been designed to enhance the use of the NCMEC CyberTipline Program. Max class size: 30

ICAC Peer-to-Peer Investigations Training Program

For this 2-1/2 day class, the ICAC Training & Technical Assistance Program has partnered with the FBI in a collaborative effort to offer ICAC Task Force members training on this peer-to-peer network investigative tool. This product is yet another tool that can be added to the ICAC Task Force Program’s arsenal of peer-to-peer file sharing investigative tools. Max class size: 30

Project Safe Childhood Team Training

This 4-1/2 day class is designed to increase the level of investigative collaboration and cooperation among federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and federal prosecutors. Class size varies by location.

Annual ICAC National Conference

Each year, the ICAC National Conference is designed to bring hundreds of federal, state and local law enforcement investigators, forensic experts and prosecutors together to participate in workshops and lectures to further their knowledge while providing them with the tools necessary to combat the online exploitation of children. Past conference evaluations support our belief that this event provides an unrivaled opportunity to further the education of participants while enhancing their skills to protect America's children.

Annual Crimes Against Children National Conference

The 21st annual Crimes against Children Conference, co-sponsored by the Dallas Police Department and the Dallas Children's Advocacy Center (DCAC), will be held in Dallas, TX at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on August 17-20, 2009.

Other Training

The ICAC Task Force Training and Technical Assistance Program is pleased to list training here that is being offered by Task Force agencies or other ICAC related programs.

More information can be found here.
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aladdin said...

You wouldn't happen to know where or how to obtain copies of the training materials would you?

Rick Horvath said...

aladdin: did you ever find the training materials or the procedure manual?