Location info for those attending in-person
HubSpot—The Gathering Place on the Gateway
6724 Alexander Bell Drive Hub Spot, Suite 105
Columbia, MD 21046
Topic - Origin and Mission of ICAC Task Force
The presentation will explain the origin and mission of the ICAC Task Force. We will discuss the many ways our children can find themselves in trouble on the internet, such as, loss of privacy, exposure to graphic content both from imagery and online games. We will touch on the subject of our children creating and sharing CSAM (Child Sexual Abuse Material, also referred to as child pornography) and how this can create a lifelong problem for our children. We will also talk about the dangers of Online Predators and how a child’s need to feel they belong, put them at risk Human Trafficking.
Speaker - Joe Dugan has 37 years Law Enforcement Experience. He has worked as a Homicide Detective in Baltimore City and as a member of the HIDTA Task Force. The last seven years of his career was as a Child Abuse/ICAC Detective at the Harford County Sheriff's Office, Harford County Child Advocacy Center. He now works as an Internet Safety Specialist with the Maryland State Police