Child Sexual Exploitation Publications

Child Sexual Exploitation

The following publications provide information related to the issue of child sexual exploitation. Publications include resources and technical assistance for families and the professionals who serve them. Additional publications are available regarding general information, missing children, child safety and prevention.

The Online Enticement of Children: An In-Depth Analysis of CyberTipline Reports 

 The findings of this in-depth analysis further substantiated online enticement as a complex form of victimization. Overall patterns and trends focus on offenders’ goals and tactics, the nature of child/offender relationships, the various online locations used to commit this crime and the aftermath/outcomes for child victims. In addition, important variations from these overall patterns by child age/gender groups are also discussed. 

Missing Children, State Care, and Child Sex Trafficking

Engaging the Judiciary in Building a Collaborative Response.

Checklist for Public-Safety Telecommunicators

A checklist for public safety telecommunicators when responding to calls pertaining to missing and sexually exploited children.

Child Molesters: A Behavioral Analysis

Investigative tool for law enforcement and child protection professionals.

Helping Families Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation

Tips for families to help them protect children from sexual exploitation.

Helping Schools & Communities Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation

Action steps for schools and communities to help reduce child sexual exploitation.

Safe to Compete: An Introduction to Sound Practices for Keeping Children Safer in Youth-Serving Organizations

This document is a framework for youth-serving organizations to guide their development of a sexual abuse prevention program.

What You Need to Know About Sex Offenders in Your Community

A guide to helping community members understand their role regarding sex offender management.

Sex Offender Registry Map

This map displays on each state and territory the total number of registered sex offenders in red with the number per 100,000 total population or per 10,000 total population where applicable just below in parentheses in black.