Criminal Connections: Child Exploitation Material and Child Sexual Abuse

Training Overview

The National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC) of Fox Valley Technical College is hosting a training opportunity for professionals in law enforcement, prosecutors, social workers, Tribes/Tribal partners, and victim service providers.

Explore investigative strategies that address the relationship between child sexual abuse and child sexual abuse materials (child pornography) to supplement an investigation and corroborate victim statements. Gather new tools and resources for the most comprehensive case outcomes.

Upon completion of this training, you will be able to:

  • Understand current child pornography trends
  • Apply research discussing the relationship between contact offenses and child pornography
  • Consider current legal issues relating to child pornography and child sexual abuse cases
  • Leverage interview and interrogation techniques that maximize evidence discovery in sexual abuse cases
  • Understand ICAC task force’s role in investigating child pornography
  • Consider opportunities to enhance investigations through multi-disciplinary investigative strategies

About the Trainers

David Frattare – Director of State Investigations / ICAC Commander, Cuyahoga County Prosecutors Office, Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

David Frattare currently serves as the Statewide Commander for the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. Commander Frattare is responsible for the investigation, coordination and supervision of investigations involving the sexual exploitation of children and serves as the national representative for the Internet Crimes Against Children program in Ohio. From 1997 to 2009, Commander Frattare was employed as a Special Agent with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Child Predator Unit. Commander Frattare is a Special Deputy with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office and a Task Force Officer with Homeland Security Investigations Cleveland. He is an Associate Instructor for the National Criminal Justice Training Center at Fox Valley Technical College, a Law Enforcement Trainer for The Innocent Justice Foundation, and a Senior Chaplain with the International Fellowship of Chaplains.

Pauline Renick – Retired Detective with the Bellingham Police Department, Bellingham, Washington

Pauline has been in Law Enforcement for 37 years. Currently, she is working as a crime analyst in the area of Internet Crimes Against Children. She also served as a Task Force Officer for the Department of Homeland Security Investigations. Her previous assignments included Mountain Bike Patrol, Patrol Division, D.A.R.E. Officer, High School Resource Officer, Field Training Officer and Master Patrol Officer. She has experience working cases of child sexual assault, child abuse and domestic violence related crimes. She also worked these types of cases during her assignment as a Special Agent for the US Army Criminal Investigation Division Command (CID). She is the only female recipient of the Medal of Valor in the history of her department. Pauline is also a child forensic interviewer and involved in the community providing educational information to teens, parents and specialized professions, regarding the topic of the Internet Crimes Against Children

Register through NCJTC

This training is held in-person at Battle Creek, MI. See here for more information on venue and lodging. 

The registration fee includes 16 hours of training, program materials, and instructional costs. Participants are responsible for costs and arrangements related to meals, travel, and lodging.


November 13, 2023
November 14, 2023
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National Criminal Justice Training Center Fox Valley Technical College
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Firekeepers Casino Hotel
11177E Michigan Ave
Battle Creek, MI United States
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