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Use of Computers in the Sexual Exploitation of Children, Second Edition
(NCJ 214167) December 2006
OJJDP Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse, Portable Guide, 40 page(s)
Armagh, D.S., and Battaglia, N.L.
Updates the original Portable Guide with concise, practical information for law enforcement officers on investigating child sexual exploitation involving computers. Describes the behavioral characteristics of sexual predators who target children and how these predators use computers, presents best practices for investigations involving computer evidence, and summarizes the legal principles governing the search and seizure of computer systems. Includes basic questions to ask victims, witnesses, and suspects; a checklist of what to include in an affadavit of probable cause; and contact information for agencies and organizations that assist with these investigations. Not available online.