Effectiveness Ranking of ICAC Task Forces at Making Arrests in 2009-2014

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America’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces investigate technology-facilitated child exploitation. The Department of Justice (DOJ) oversees and funds the ICACs.

DOJ ICAC funding levels is located here: http://www.ojjdp.gov/funding/funding.html

ICAC Arrest Effectiveness

Data4Justice defines arrest effectiveness as the combined rankings of arrest rates based on jurisdiction population and the cost per arrest based on total ICAC funding.

There is concerning disparity in performance.

Data4Justice urges the Department of Justice to provide oversight and accountability for the ICACs and the federal tax-payer money used to fund the ICACs.