CSEC Webinar Series - Youth-Produced Imagery: Trends & Response
Recorded On: 11/05/2019
The New Jersey Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force will discuss the current trends law enforcement is seeing in youth-produced imagery including victim demographics and methods offenders are using to entice children. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) will share new initiatives and assistance for victims of child sexual exploitation images and videos. NCMEC and partners are bridging the gap for victims — bringing technology and industry together to help remove these images from circulation online and change the narrative on the nature of the distribution of exploitation imagery.
Commander of the New Jersey Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
John Pizzuro has 24 years, experience from the New Jersey State Police and in that role is The Commander of the New Jersey Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. In addition, to running a task force and overseeing 70 affiliate law enforcement agencies. John Pizzuro has successfully investigated, managed and supervised; Internet Crimes against Children, child exploitation, fraud involving non-profit and financial institutions, bribery, corruption, money laundering, tax evasion, organized crime, racketeering, homicide, terrorism, international narcotics and human trafficking.
As a result this extensive investigative experience has provided him with a unique perspective on human behavior, and a deep understanding of the pressure that is experienced by law enforcement, their families and the public.
John Pizzuro is certified as a Master Neuro Linguistic Practitioner and has an M.A. in Human Resource Development and Training. He frequently speaks to organizations and audiences on the stress that impacts the law enforcement community. John Pizzuro teaches about personal development, leadership, technology, communication and high impact performance. He inspires, motivates, and empowers audiences to transform their lives by altering their thinking.
Exploited Victim Project Specialist, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Kathryn Rifenbark is an Exploited Victim Project Specialist in the Exploited Children Division (ECD) at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) in Alexandria, Virginia. She has been with NCMEC since 2010, where has held several roles including ECD analyst and supervisor. In her current position, Ms. Rifenbark is responsible for enhancing NCMEC’s efforts to improve resources for victims of child sexual abuse imagery by liaising with law enforcement, victim service providers, and child serving professionals.