Our Mission

The NCPTF's rapid-response task force helps law enforcement solve missing persons cases through innovative technology, hard-earned expertise, and open-source intelligence.

Our team works to prevent the exploitation and trafficking of children and other vulnerable people.

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Knowledge Is Power

There is a critical need to protect children from exploitation, abuse, and trafficking.
As criminals increasingly turn to encrypted technologies and platforms to coordinate, execute, and conceal their crimes, we must understand to better understand how to protect society's most vulnerable.

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The Need

In 2022, the National Child Protection Task Force investigation support helped recover 311 victims, aided in the arrest of 93 perpetrators, and assisted in more than 2,665 active investigations around the globe.

Learn more about why we do what we do and how we do it.

Our Impact

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Who is the NCPTF?

We are a rapid-response task force dedicated to saving children all over the world.


We believe that we can create a world where all children can experience safer childhoods & look forward to brighter futures, free from harm.

  • Rapid Response

    Closing the gap for law enforcement combating complex crimes involving children.

  • Collaboration

    Training & developing law enforcement in order to make our kids and communities safer.

  • Field Leadership

    Leading internationally by sharing unique perspectives, resources & expertise.

  • Awareness

    Changing the conversation to protect children from exploitation, abuse, and trafficking

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leveraging all-source intelligence to save lives

closing the investigative gap

We won't stop until every law enforcement agency can tackle complex cases involving missing, exploited, & trafficked children.

The National Child Protection Task Force is a collection of expert investigators solving complex, time-sensitive cases, involving human trafficking, child exploitation, & missing persons.

  • Our Approach
  • Knowledge is Power
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  • How we do it

    By leveraging innovative technology, the world's most gifted investigators, & all-source intelligence, we help law enforcement save children and prosecute predators the world over.

  • The right people

    The task force consists of the best & brightest from public & private sectors providing investigative expertise & life-saving action to save society's most vulnerable from exploitation.

Our Mission

We imagine a world where all children can experience safer childhoods and look forward to brighter futures, free from harm. Our dedicated team collaborates to save lives & close the investigative gap.

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How can I protect my child from exploitation?

Child predators are highly adept at leveraging technology to prey on their victims, and we cannot protect our children unless we leverage technology as well. Visit our Resources page for some of our favorite resources to provide parents, kids, and educators with the most up-to-date technical skills for trafficking prevention.

How can I join the fight?

Your support enables us to rapidly solve cases involving missing children, provide essential training to law enforcement, and reshape the conversation around these complex crimes. Your generosity is the driving force behind our efforts to bring hope, safety, and justice to countless young lives. Join us in our mission to defend innocence and create a safer world for our most vulnerable.

Join the fight against child exploitation.

In a world where innocence is under constant threat, there are unsung heroes working tirelessly to protect and rescue our most vulnerable—the missing, exploited, and trafficked children. We are the National Child Protection Task Force, and our mission is clear: to bring swift resolution to cases involving innocent children, to empower law enforcement with cutting-edge training, and to change the narrative around these heinous crimes. Every dollar matters and has the potential to change the trajectory of a child's life forever.

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your support saves young lives


You can make a difference in the fight against child exploitation. Help the NCPTF save society’s most vulnerable from unspeakable suffering. Learn how you can make a direct impact in the fight to end cycles of exploitation & abuse.

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Since 2019, the NCPTF has helped law enforcement recover countless survivors of exploitation, identify hundreds of children in child sexual abuse materials (CSAM), and trained tens of thousands of law enforcement worldwide.

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