The Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is comprised of investigators from City, County, State, and Federal Agencies. Special emphasis is placed on locating, prosecuting, and imprisoning people who intentionally exploit children. Lead by the Phoenix Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, the AZICAC Task Force diligently pushes to fulfill this goal with highly trained and professional investigators and cutting edge forensics and technology.

The ICAC program is a national network of 63 coordinated task forces representing over 3,000 federal, state, and local law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies. These agencies are engaged in proactive investigations, forensic investigations, and criminal prosecutions. By helping state and local agencies to develop effective, sustainable responses to online child victimization and child pornography, OJJDP has increased their capacity to address Internet Crimes Against Children.

 

 

Since the ICAC program's inception in 1998, more than 300,000 law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and other professionals have been trained in the United States and in 17 countries on techniques to investigative and prosecute ICAC related cases.

 

 

Since 1998, ICAC Task Forces have reviewed more than 330,000 complaints of alleged child sexual victimization resulting in the arrest of more than 30,000 individuals.

 

 

In fiscal year (FY) 2013, the ICAC program trained over 38,000 law enforcement personnel, over 2,400 prosecutors, and more than 9,000 other professional working in the ICAC field

 

In FY 2013, ICAC investigations led to more than 7,000 arrests, over 35,000 forensic examinations, and the identification of over 2,400 real children who were victims of some form of abuse and neglect.

 

 

In FY 2013, ICAC investigations contributed to the arrests of over 7,000 individuals, with nearly 40 percent of those arrests resulting in the acceptance of a plea agreement by the defendant in lieu of trial.

 

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