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Exploited Children Seminar for CEOs

This two day seminar, hosted by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®, familiarizes participants with issues related to exploited child cases including effective policies and practices, technical assistance, training and available resources. Participants are expected to attend all training segments and complete an evaluation form.
This course is designed specifically for chiefs and sheriffs. Only applicants in these positions will be considered.

13 hours of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification is available for all attending Virginia law enforcement officers.


  • Exploitation of Children: Nature and Scope of the Problem.
  • Offender Characteristics.
  • Child Pornography and Relationship to Child Exploitation.
  • Investigative Responses and Challenges.
  • Survivor Perspective
  • Overview of Child Sex Trafficking.
  • Officer Safety and Wellness.
  • Department Liability.
  • NCMEC Resources.
  • Prevention Programs – International, State, Federal, Private.

ECEO Course Overview


On-site/Alexandria, VA: The cost of admittance, training materials, airfare and single occupancy lodging are covered while attending classes at NCMEC headquarters in Alexandria, VA.

Off-site: The cost of admittance and training materials are covered by NCMEC. Unless otherwise noted, limited lodging and travel assistance is available on a first come first serve basis. If you need to request travel assistance, please indicate this on your application.

Course schedule & application

On-site/Alexandria, VA

On-site training is held at NCMEC’s Jimmy Ryce Law Enforcement Training Center in Alexandria, Va.

ECEO04 April 10-11, 2018 Alexandria, VA (*pending DOJ approval)


Off-site training is held at various locations across the country.


*No transportation assistance available for this course. Limited lodging assistance is available on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to request lodging assistance, please indicate this on your application.

You can also use the downloadable form below to complete your application. Federal employees must complete and return the downloadable application with supervisor signature.

Application form

Questions? Contact NCMEC at 703-837-6253 or

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