This infographic presents key findings of the June 2021 Federal Sentencing of Child Pornography Non-Production Offenses report updating and expanding upon the Commission's 2012 report to the Congress. In this report, the Commission provides data from fiscal year 2019 regarding: the content of the offender’s child pornography collection and nature of the offender’s collecting behavior; the offender’s degree of involvement with other offenders, particularly in an internet community devoted to child pornography and child sexual exploitation; and the offender’s engagement in sexually abusive or exploitative conduct in addition to the child pornography offense.
The report also examines the evolution of technology since the 2012 report, its continued impact on offender conduct, and the widespread applicability of sentencing enhancements. Lastly, it provides a recidivism analysis of non-production offenders.
This infographic presents key findings of the October 2021 Federal Sentencing of Child Pornography Production Offenses report updating and expanding upon the Commission's 2012 report to the Congress. It provides the Commission’s most in-depth study of child pornography production offenses to date through an analysis of three primary factors that the Commission has identified as relevant to sentencing child pornography production offenders. Focusing on data related to child pornography production offenders’ proximity to the victim, participation in production, and propensity to engage in other abusive behaviors, this report provides insight into how offenders exploit victims and technology to produce child pornography and the factors courts consider in fashioning sentences for these offenses.