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 ICAC-Online Ads (ICAC UC 101)


EVOC.jpgTechnology now affords offenders greater access to sites that provide information and access to multiple potential child victims. Offenders use online ad sites, such as Backpage and Craigslist, to target children who provide information making them vulnerable to online grooming or seduction leading to face-to-face meetings.

"Everything was great! I really enjoyed learning about Craigslist, apps, tools and how to create a undercover identity.

Upon completion of this training, participants will:

  • Understand how online ads are being used to exploit children;
  • Be able to investigate online ad posts;
  • Know how to post ads as part of a proactive investigation;
  • Understand some advanced methods used for identifying a suspect.

Students must have an active ICACCOPS account.

This course is open to state, local and federal law enforcement investigators who are members of a Regional ICAC Task Force or Affiliate Agency.

Course Length: 3 days
Technical Level: Intermediate 
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​​Class titles marked with an asterisk (*), in the training schedule below, are pending approval from the Department of Justice. Do not make any travel reservations or incur any other costs until confirmation to attend is received via email.

 Training Schedule

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At this time there is not a scheduled class, however if you are interested in this course please contact ICAC Training and TA at