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Jayne Hitchcock, Halt Abuse: Stop Online Abuse!

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Jayne A. Hitchcock is an author and internationally recognized cyber crime expert who volunteers as a consultant for the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime, the National Center for Victims of Crime, and numerous law enforcement agencies worldwide. She is a valued resource to these agencies in the solving of Internet related crimes and has worked tirelessly with our legislators in the drafting and passing of many of this country's Internet laws.


As president of two all-volunteer organizations, WHOA (Working to Halt Online Abuse) at haltabuse.org and WHOA-KTD (Kids/Teens Division) at haltabusektd.org, Jayne continues a mission to educate adults and children about staying safer online.


Jayne conducts law enforcement training seminars for local, county, state, military and federal law enforcement agencies, but also makes herself available to speak at elementary, middle and high schools, as well as universities and colleges. She also lectures at libraries, conferences, corporations, and to the public, traveling throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, and as far as Sookmyong University in Seoul, Korea. She has been featured on America’s Most Wanted, 48 Hours, Primetime, Good Morning America, Cosmopolitan and TIME magazines, and numerous local, national and international newscasts, and was selected by Lifetime TV as their "Champion For Change.”


Jayne has nine books under her belt – six about Okinawa and Iwo Jima, Japan and three related to Internet crime; the latest is Net Crimes & Misdemeanors 2nd edition (netcrimes.net), with her ninth, True Crime Online: Most Shocking Stories from the Dark Side of the Web, coming out fall of 2011. She is also on the editorial board of the International Journal of Cyber Crimes and Criminal Justice (IJCCCJ) and freelances articles for several magazines. She is a member of Operations Security Professionals Society, Sisters In Crime...