Child pornography offenders detected by surveillance of the Internet and by other methods

Olav Neilssen, Jeremy O'Dea, Danny Sullivan, Marcello Rodriguez, Dominique Bourget, Matthew Large

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Abstract

Our aim was to compare the characteristics of people charged with child pornography offences as a result of police monitoring of the Internet with those detected by other means. We hypothesised that those apprehended via the Internet would be more likely to be older and less likely to have severe psychiatric disorder or to have been previously charged with a sexual offence involving contact with a child than those identified by other means.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)215 - 224
Number of pages10
JournalCriminal Behaviour and Mental Health
Volume21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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