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Stoughton Police Department Joins the WI Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

 

STOUGHTON – The Stoughton Police Department has joined the Wisconsin Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.

 

"We are pleased to have you as a member of the Wisconsin ICAC Task Force and pledge our full support to you as we work together to make Wisconsin safer for our children," said Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen.

 

As part of this affiliation, the Stoughton Police Department is eligible for:

 

  • Reimbursement to help fund ICAC related expenses, including computer hardware and software;
  • Notification of and priority for sought-after ICAC related training, offered both nationally and in Wisconsin;
  • Investigative assistance from highly trained ICAC investigators and forensic computer analysts throughout the state;
  • Access to the national ICAC email group;
  • Recognition on both the Stoughton Police Department’s website, and on the Wisconsin Department of Justice website.

 

 “Nothing is more important than protecting our young people from Sexual Predators. The Stoughton Police Department is pleased to be able to expand our local capabilities and partner with the Wisconsin Department of Justice with this program,” said Stoughton Police Chief Greg Leck.

 

 To learn more about the ICAC Task Force program at the Stoughton Police Department, contact Detective Allen Adams at (608) 873-3374.

 

In addition to expanding investigative capacity internally, Van Hollen and the Department of Justice have continued to add additional local affiliates to the Wisconsin ICAC Task Force. The number of local law enforcement partners to the Wisconsin Department of Justice's ICAC Task Force has increased by more than five times to 161 since Attorney General Van Hollen took office. You can access a list of ICAC Task Force Affiliates.

 

“Let internet predators take note. Our commitment is unceasing. We will identify you, arrest you, and take you off the street; we will follow you to every area of the internet, no matter where you try to hide; and we will work together in law enforcement to stay one step ahead of you,” said Van Hollen.

 

For more information on how your community can become an affiliate of the Wisconsin ICAC Task Force contact Sharon Dworschak at (608) 266-1671.