Because cyber-exploitation has become such a growing trend, law enforcement agencies have had to take immediate measures to educate personnel, and in some cases, have had to start special police divisions that handle internet and various cyber-related crimes, including cyber-exploitation. According to the Department of Justice, "federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies have responded aggressively to protect children from online sexual predators" (DOJ, 2011). The ...
What roles do law enforcement agencies play in the areas of cyber-exploitation? What are the primary challenges that law enforcement agencies face during cyber-crime investigations?