What does the ICAC task force do?

What does the ICAC task force do?

The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program (ICAC program) helps state and local law enforcement agencies develop an effective response to technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation and Internet crimes against children.

How do you become an ICAC officer?


  1. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  2. Significant investigative experience with a demonstrated understanding of ICAC and its mission;
  3. Minimum 10 years of work in the field of law enforcement.

Which cyber crime is against children?

POCSO criminalises cybercrime against children including child pornography, cyber stalking, cyber bullying, defamation, grooming, hacking, identity theft, online child trafficking, online extortion, sexual harassment, violation of privacy.

How does the ICAC work?

The aims of ICAC task forces are to catch distributors of child pornography on the Internet, whether delivered on-line or solicited on-line and distributed through other channels and to catch sexual predators who solicit victims on the Internet through chat rooms, forums and other methods.

Do ICAC contact you?

A law enforcement agency isn’t going to call you and tell you that you could have a warrant for your arrest. You’ll have one or you won’t, and you won’t find out about it over the phone. Further, no law enforcement agency will tell you not to go to local authorities or talk to a lawyer.

Is ICAC a government department?

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) was established by the NSW Government in 1988 in response to growing community concern about the integrity of public administration in NSW. The ICAC’s principal functions are set out in the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988.

Can ICAC send you to jail?

Often evidence used in ICAC cases cannot subsequently be used in related criminal proceedings. There is no right to silence for witnesses called to the Commission and failure to testify (along with misleading the commission) can lead to five-year jail terms.

What are the most common cyber crimes targeting children?

The most common cybercrimes committed against children during the pandemic are Sexual Abuse of Children, Cybersex Trafficking, Cyber Bullying, Child Grooming, etc.

What is online cyber crime?

cybercrime, also called computer crime, the use of a computer as an instrument to further illegal ends, such as committing fraud, trafficking in child pornography and intellectual property, stealing identities, or violating privacy.

Is ICAC A police?

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), an independent agency of the Government of New South Wales, is responsible for eliminating and investigating corrupt activities and enhancing the integrity of the public administration in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Can ICAC be investigated?

The ICAC has considerable discretion in determining the matters it investigates. However, it is required to investigate all matters referred to it by both Houses of the NSW Parliament. The ICAC has extensive investigative powers to enable it to effectively investigate allegations of corrupt conduct.

Who is behind ICAC?

Legislation. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) was created by the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988 (ICAC Act).