Internet Crimes Against Children Unit

Police Chief

David Rausch
(865) 215-7000

800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915

  • Share on Facebook
  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Google+
  • Share via Email
TN ICACLt. Warren Hamlin

Sgt. Scott Sheppard

The Knoxville Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit is dedicated to making Knoxville communities safer and stronger.  It is with this goal in mind the dedicated officers and civilians in the ICAC Unit work to protect children in our community from those that would exploit them.  KPD is the lead agency for the Tennessee ICAC Task Force.  The Tennessee ICAC Task Force is compromised affiliate agencies are located in all three geographic regions of the state. The KPD ICAC Unit works with federal agencies and state and federal prosecutors to enforce technology-facilitated child exploitation. The task force is funded through grants from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and State of Tennessee legislative appropriations. The task force is dedicated to protecting children from harm through investigative effectiveness, forensic resources, prosecution of offenders (ensure Project Safe Childhood), and education for law enforcement and the public.

For more information please visit our website

INTERNET SAFETY LINKS OF INTEREST - A family's guide to making the Internet and Technology fun, safe and productive. - Internet safety tips section for children and teens. To report a CyberTip visit - Safety tips, lists of filtering/monitoring software, links of sites for children, and info about computer use and safety. - Safety tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children