Prioritizing CyberTipline Reports and Child Sexual Abuse Files: Technology Applications in Rescuing Children
Apr 21, 2020 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Apr 21, 2020 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Heather Girton currently serves as a CyberTipline Supervisor – Management of Process and Personnel at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, NCMEC. In her role she is responsible for managing a team of nine analysts and improving the process of the CyberTipline. Ms. Girton has been with the Exploited Children’s Division (ECD) since 2015 where she started as a CyberTipline analyst. Throughout her time with ECD, Ms. Girton has been part of several teams that facilitate communications with law enforcement as well as electronic service providers. Additionally, she contributes to projects that work to identify reports that may contain newly produced content, or other concerning factors to expedite processing.
Ms. Girton has her master’s degree in Forensic Psychology from Marymount University in Arlington, VA and received a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Bethel College in Mishawaka, IN.