Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies (CATS), Middlesex University (Nov 2016)
A summary of the results of an online questionnaire study conducted by the ISEC Project to examine police perceptions, practice and training related to online child sexual abuse. The sample consisted of 1401 police officers from three countries (United Kingdom: N = 679, Netherlands: N = 97 and Italy: N = 602). The majority of the sample indicated that their rank was a police constable (N= 455; 33%) or detective constable (N= 193, 14%). Seventy-one per cent of the sample were male, with an overall mean age of 43 years and an average length of service (across roles) of 18.98 years.
Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies, Middlesex University (November 2015)
A summary of the results of a small scale stakeholder consultation study conducted as part of the ISEC Illegal Use of the Internet Project. Eleven stakeholders were recruited across policing, industry, government, third sector and academia throughout England and Wales. Semi-structured interviews probing elements of the investigative and legal parameters of online CSE were conducted and a number of key issues identified.
Elena Martellozzo, Middlesex University (Apr 2012)
A summary of the results of a qualitative study conducted in 4 schools located in diverse areas of London. It included 16 focus groups with 86 young people (age 10-16), and a small sample of 5 face-to-face interviews with head teachers and teachers.
Elena Martellozzo, Middlesex University
A small scale ethnographic study of the police’s covert investigations on online child sexual abuse, focusing on their policing strategies and the grooming process unravelled.