Characteristics of Male Internet Only Child Pornography Offenders

Last Updated on March 14th, 2024 at 09:15 am
Originally Published on April 27th, 2022 at 08:00 am
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How do Internet Only CSAM Offenders (Child Sexual Abuse Material) differ from non-offenders and offenders with a contact offenses?


While this is an older article (2012), it needs to be included here. It is an oft-cited study that articulates both the psychological and demographic characteristics of men who have been convicted of possessing child sexual exploitation material (CSEM). 

It has provided a great deal of insight into the perpetrators of this type of crime.

Internet Only CSAM Offenders: The Study

The subjects were all men in federal custody with a history of a contact or a CSAM offense. 

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