At NationSearch Background Screening, safety is our number one concern. In our world of expanding technology, security is more important than ever and has a dramatic impact on our lives.
Today, we take a minute to thank our government agents who must keep up with our rapidly changing technological world in order to continue providing security to our families and children.
We had the unique and thought-provoking opportunity to interview the Unit Chief of Child Exploitation Investigations from the ICE-HIS Cybercrimes Center in Washington D.C. In this series, you will get a chance to learn about how to protect children from computer-based threats and to become actively involved in the safe use of computers. We can all make a difference, and the difference one person makes can be immeasurable.
Has technology and the ease of surveillance helped substantially in apprehending predators?
“In law enforcement, we always try to employ the latest technology to collect evidence and track the activities of and organized groups who sexually exploit children.
In law enforcement, we always try to employ the latest technology to collect evidence and track the activities of and organized groups who sexually exploit children.
We rely heavily on information that is publically available as well as public tips to gain evidence relating to child predators.
Law enforcement must first gain probable cause before seeking out a judge to look at the content of private email accounts.
That said our agents work tirelessly with our international law enforcement partners across jurisdictions and national boundaries to work cases together.
With the ultimate goal of protecting children anywhere in the world and bring criminals to justice regardless of where they live. “