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Title: Child Molesters: A Behavior Analysis for Law Enforcement Officers Investigating Cases of Child Sexual Exploitation, Third Edition
Author(s): K V Lanning
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Behavioral Science Unit FBI Acad
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 76
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for Missing and Exploited Children
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Document: PDF
Type: Issue Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This behavioral analysis of child molesters includes definitions of terms and a law enforcement typology of child molesters and addresses problem areas in law enforcement investigation and handling of child molestation cases, the identification of pedophiles, and child pornography and erotica.
Abstract: The analysis discusses important distinctions among child molesters to guide law enforcement efforts and describes situational child molesters as regressed, morally indiscriminate, sexually indiscriminate, or inadequate. Consideration is also given to preferential child molesters, effects of sexual victimization, the role of law enforcement in preventing child molestation, pedophiles who also have other psychosexual disorders, sex rings, incest cases, female offenders, adolescent offenders, child pornography, the pedophile's defenses, and social attitudes toward child molestation. Appendixes provide further information on search warrants in cases of preferential child molesters and on the sexual victimization of children. 12 references, 3 tables, and 1 figure
Main Term(s): Police
Index Term(s): Child abuse prevention; Child molesters; Child Pornography; Child Sexual Abuse; Child victims; Juveniles; Offender profiles; Sex offenders; Sexual assault victims
Note: Version of book published in Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Robert R Hazelwood and Ann W Burgess, eds (New York: Elsevier, 1987)
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