Understanding Offender Strategies

Better Interviews with Online Offenders

Provided by the MO Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

This session is designed as an introduction to the MO Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (MO ICAC), technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation and offender types/strategies. It is intended to increase awareness among law enforcement professionals with limited access to training opportunities

and assist them in obtaining better interviews with suspects. POST certified, 4 hours.


Topics covered include:


  • Child Erotica/Child Pornography
  • Online Enticement, Extortion & Travelers
  • Crash Course in Apps of Interest
  • Current Digital Environment for Tw/eens
  • Offender Strategies
  • Offender Typologies
  • How Knowing Your Offender Can Lead to a Better Interview
  • Impact of working CSE cases

Jennifer Schiffman, Prevention Specialist

As prevention specialist for the MO Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (MOICAC), Ms. Schiffman works with students, parents, law enforcement, educators and community groups throughout MO to bring a better understanding of digital threats and digital life management to the public. Ms. Schiffman has served with the task force for five years.