Lt. Joseph E. Laramie, Ret.
Lt. Joe Laramie (ret) is a Program Manager with the National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC) of Fox Valley Technical College working in the Missing and Exploited Children’s and the Internet Crimes Against Children Training and Technical Assistance Programs.
He retired in 2010 from the Glendale, Missouri Police Department, with more than 30 years of child protection, investigation and training experience. During his time with Glendale PD he was Police Juvenile Office, D.A.R.E. Officer, and in 2001, created the Greater St. Louis Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. In 2003 he became the founding Commander of the Missouri ICAC Task Force. From 2010 through 2011, he was an Administrator with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, with responsibility for online crimes against children, human trafficking and the computer forensic lab. He served as a subject matter expert on the Missouri Governor’s Cyberbullying Task Force, the Missouri Task Force for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and the International Association of Chiefs of Police Child Sex Trafficking Training Project.
He is currently a member of the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation and member of the Board of Directors for the Davis House, a Child Advocacy Center in his home of Franklin, TN. He is a nationally known speaker on the topic of online child exploitation, child sex trafficking and technology related protections for youth, families and professionals.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Bellevue University, and is a 2004 graduate of the FBI National Academy.