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National Child Protection Task Force, Inc.

Creating better outcomes for missing kids– nationwide.

aka NCPTF   |   Fayetteville, AR   |  www.NCPTF.org

Mission

The National Child Protection Task Force, a registered 501c3, leverages innovative investigative techniques & cutting-edge technology to solve complex crimes against children and missing persons cases with speed and precision; working alongside law enforcement to help locate victims, identify predators, and restore justice & hope to affected communities. Join us in our mission and help the NCPTF combat child exploitation and human trafficking in communities across the nation today.

Ruling year info

2019

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Branzetti

Chief Operations Officer

Teresa Jauregui

Main address

PO BOX 2934

Fayetteville, AR 72702-2934 USA

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EIN

83-3384898

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The National Child Protection Task Force (NCPTF) confronts the harrowing reality of child exploitation and trafficking. In a world where vulnerable children are preyed upon, NCPTF stands as a bastion of hope, employing a multidisciplinary approach. Through advanced investigative methodologies and technology, coupled with legal expertise and trauma-informed care, NCPTF endeavors to locate missing children, identify perpetrators, and ensure justice prevails. With a relentless commitment to safeguarding children, NCPTF aims to dismantle networks of exploitation, providing a beacon of safety and protection for the most vulnerable members of our society.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Rapid Response Task Force

24/7 SUPPORT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT: Since 2019, the NCPTF has helped close the gap for law enforcement working complex child-focused investigations, leading to the identification of hundreds of predators and the recovery of countless survivors.

HOW WE'RE MAKING AN IMPACT:

Missing Children: We swiftly respond to law enforcement working missing child cases, offering expertise, technology, and a network of partners working together to recover kids to safety.

Child Exploitation: We combat online exploitation by rapidly aiding law enforcement in uncovering the hidden truth when predators are involved.

Anti Human Trafficking: We battle trafficking with advanced technology and cross-agency collaboration that helps precisely identifies predator networks and aids law enforcement in restoring victims' freedom.

Runaways: We support law enforcement in effectively responding to runaway cases in order to mitigate risks of exploitation and harm to vulnerable youth.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Parents
Families
Emergency responders

For six years, the NCPTF hosted a premier conference aimed at empowering law enforcement in combating trafficking & exploitation. Through a series of specialized training sessions led by experts in legal strategy, open-source intelligence (OSINT), dark web investigations, image analysis, cryptocurrency tracking, and more, the conference equipped attendees with cutting-edge tools and techniques to address the evolving challenges of child exploitation.

By providing a platform for skill development, knowledge exchange, and networking, the conference served as a cornerstone in the fight against trafficking, enabling law enforcement professionals to make tangible progress in safeguarding vulnerable populations and bringing perpetrators to justice.

In 2024, the NCPTF moved away from hosting large-scale conferences, instead developing a series of interactive child rescue events focused on clearing the backload of unsolved missing child cases in communities across the nation.

Population(s) Served
Emergency responders

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of predators identified

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

24/7 SUPPORT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT IN ORDER TO MAKE ALL COMMUNITIES SAFER Since 2019, the NCPTF has helped close the gap for law enforcement working complex crimes involving children.

Number of people trained

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

24/7 SUPPORT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT IN ORDER TO MAKE ALL COMMUNITIES SAFER Since 2019, the NCPTF has helped close the gap for law enforcement working complex crimes involving children.

Number of missing children who were profiled and have been located

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

24/7 SUPPORT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT IN ORDER TO MAKE ALL COMMUNITIES SAFER Since 2019, the NCPTF has helped close the gap for law enforcement working complex crimes involving children.

Number of law enforcement case assists

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

24/7 SUPPORT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT IN ORDER TO MAKE ALL COMMUNITIES SAFER Since 2019, the NCPTF has helped close the gap for law enforcement working complex crimes involving children.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The National Child Protection Task Force (NCPTF) has a multifaceted approach aimed at combating child exploitation and trafficking while ensuring the safety and well-being of children. Our goals encompass several key objectives:

1. Enhance Law Enforcement Capabilities: We aim to strengthen the investigative abilities of law enforcement agencies by providing rapid-response support, cutting-edge technological tools, and expert assistance. This includes ensuring immediate access to expert assistance during critical investigations, equipping law enforcement agencies with advanced technological resources, and fostering relationships to improve in-house investigative capabilities.

2. Expand and Optimize Training Programs: NCPTF strives to develop and deliver expert-led training programs for law enforcement professionals. These programs cover current trends in crime, technology, legal strategy, and sensitive case handling. Our objectives include developing a comprehensive proprietary training curriculum, optimizing delivery for accessibility and relevance, and tailoring training modules based on direct feedback from law enforcement.

3. Increase Program Impact and Reach: We aim to maximize the impact of both our emergency response task force and training programs by reaching a broader audience of law enforcement agencies, professionals, and communities. This involves expanding our network of collaborating partners for investigations, increasing the number of law enforcement agencies engaged with training, and enhancing visibility and awareness through media mentions and collaborations.

By pursuing these goals, NCPTF endeavors to significantly reduce the prevalence of child exploitation and trafficking, improve the effectiveness of law enforcement responses, and create a safer environment for vulnerable children. Through our collective efforts, we aspire to contribute to a world where every child can thrive free from exploitation and harm.

The National Child Protection Task Force (NCPTF) employs a range of strategies to achieve its goals and combat child exploitation and trafficking effectively:

1. Multi-Agency Collaboration: NCPTF facilitates collaboration among law enforcement agencies, government entities, NGOs, and community stakeholders to pool resources, share expertise, and coordinate efforts. By fostering partnerships at local, regional, and national levels, we amplify our impact and ensure a comprehensive response to child exploitation cases.

2. Rapid-Response Support: NCPTF provides immediate, on-call assistance to law enforcement agencies facing urgent cases of child exploitation. Our team of experts offers guidance, technical assistance, and operational support to enhance the effectiveness and timeliness of investigations, leading to swift intervention and victim rescue.

3. Technology Integration and Innovation: We leverage cutting-edge technology tools and digital platforms to enhance investigative capabilities, data analysis, and information sharing. By harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, data analytics, and digital forensics, NCPTF empowers law enforcement agencies to identify perpetrators, disrupt criminal networks, and rescue victims more efficiently.

4. Expert-Led Training Programs: NCPTF designs and delivers specialized training programs tailored to the evolving needs of law enforcement professionals. Our training curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including digital evidence collection, victim interview techniques, legal strategies, and trauma-informed approaches. Through interactive workshops, webinars, and e-learning modules, we equip law enforcement personnel with the knowledge and skills needed to address child exploitation effectively.

5. Community Outreach and Awareness: NCPTF conducts outreach activities and public awareness campaigns to educate communities about the signs of child exploitation, available resources, and ways to report suspicious activities. By engaging with schools, youth organizations, and community groups, we empower individuals to identify and respond to child exploitation, fostering a culture of vigilance and protection.

By implementing these strategies in a coordinated and targeted manner, NCPTF endeavors to achieve its mission of safeguarding children from exploitation and trafficking and holding perpetrators accountable for their crimes.

The National Child Protection Task Force (NCPTF) possesses a robust set of capabilities to effectively pursue its mission of combating child exploitation and trafficking:

1. Expertise: NCPTF comprises a diverse team of professionals with extensive experience in law enforcement, digital forensics, victim advocacy, legal analysis, and policy development. Our multidisciplinary approach ensures comprehensive support for investigations and interventions related to child exploitation cases.

2. Technical Infrastructure: We maintain state-of-the-art technology infrastructure and digital forensics laboratories equipped with advanced tools and software for evidence collection, analysis, and storage. Our technological capabilities enable us to handle complex digital evidence, track online activities, and collaborate with law enforcement agencies nationwide.

3. Partnerships and Networks: NCPTF has established strong partnerships and networks with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, government entities, NGOs, academia, and international organizations. These partnerships facilitate information sharing, resource mobilization, and coordinated action against child exploitation at various levels.

4. Training and Capacity Building: We have developed comprehensive training programs and capacity-building initiatives to enhance the skills and capabilities of law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim service providers, and other stakeholders involved in child protection efforts. Our training programs cover a wide range of topics, including digital forensics, victim-centered approaches, legal strategies, and policy implementation.

5. Research and Analysis: NCPTF conducts ongoing research and analysis to identify emerging trends, patterns, and challenges related to child exploitation and trafficking. By staying abreast of evolving threats and dynamics, we adapt our strategies and interventions to effectively address new challenges and vulnerabilities.

6. Community Engagement: We actively engage with communities, schools, youth organizations, and other stakeholders to raise awareness about child exploitation, promote prevention strategies, and encourage reporting of suspected cases. Our community engagement initiatives foster collaboration, trust, and active participation in safeguarding children from harm.

By leveraging these capabilities in a coordinated and strategic manner, NCPTF is well-positioned to advance its mission of protecting children from exploitation and trafficking and holding perpet

Enhanced Training Programs: We deliver specialized training to law enforcement, prosecutors, and victim service providers nationwide, covering digital forensics, victim-centered approaches, and legal strategies.

Digital Forensics Support: We assist law enforcement in digital evidence analysis, leading to successful prosecutions of perpetrators involved in online child exploitation.

Victim Advocacy: Collaborating with victim service organizations, we ensure comprehensive support for child victims, helping them access essential services and navigate the legal system.

Partnership Building: We forge strategic partnerships with law enforcement, government, NGOs, academia, and international bodies to strengthen collaborative efforts in combating child exploitation.

Capacity Building: We enhance training programs to address emerging trends and challenges, empowering professionals with advanced skills to improve responses to exploitation cases.

Research and Innovation: Investing in research and innovation, we develop evidence-based strategies to prevent, detect, and respond to child exploitation effectively.

Victim-Centered Approach: We prioritize the needs of child victims, implementing trauma-informed care and support services to empower survivors on their healing journey.

Collaborative Action: We foster partnerships at local, national, and international levels to address the root causes of exploitation, aiming to create a safer future for all children.

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National Child Protection Task Force, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 07/01/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Robert Liscouski

Judith Weinstock

Kevin Branzetti

NCPTF

Maureen King