Art Bowker

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Art Bowker, born 1961 in Ohio, is an author and cybercrime specialist in corrections (pretrial, probation, and parole).[1][2] His first book, The Cybercrime Handbook for Community Corrections: Managing Risk in the 21st Century,[3] describes the process of supervising cyber-offenders. Bowker cowrote his second book, Investigating Internet Crimes, 1st Edition: An Introduction to Solving Crimes in Cyberspace ,[4] with Todd G. Shipley. His second book provides step-by-step instructions for investigating Internet crimes, including locating, interpreting, understanding, collecting, and documenting online electronic evidence to benefit investigations.

Bowker has been interviewed by CrimCast[5] and American Hero's Radio.[6] [7] Bowker is a lifetime member of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), having served as International President of the organization in 2008.[8][9][10] He has written cybercrime articles that have appeared in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, [11][12][13] Federal Probation,[14][15] the American Probation and Parole Association's Perspectives,[16] [17] and numerous other publications.[18][19] He also writes a regular blog called The Three C's: Computers, Crime, and Corrections.[20]

On January 14, 2013, Bowker was awarded the APPA Sam Houston State University Award, for work in promoting awareness and knowledge of cybercrime and tools to combat such crimes in the field of community corrections.[21]

On November 22, 2013, he was recognized by the Federal Probation and Pretrial Officers Association (FPPOA) with their top honor, the Richard F. Doyle Award, for having made the most significant achievement in, or contribution to, the Federal Probation & Pretrial Services System or the broader field of corrections. Additionally, Bowker received the Thomas E. Gahl, Line Officer of the Year Award (Great Lakes Region Award), which is named in honor of the only U.S. Probation Officer killed in the line of duty. Both awards centered on his contributions and efforts in managing cybercrime risk.[22]

On August 30, 2016, he was recognized by the High Technology Crime Investigation Association with the HTCIA Lifetime Achievement Award, an annual recognition given to one individual with at least seven years membership, who has made significant contributions to HTCIA goals. Some specific factors considered in bestowing of this top award include evidence of advancing the field of computer investigations and prevention of high tech crimes through education and/or the development of tool(s) and or technique(s) and participation as a Chapter or International officer. [23]

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  1. ^ Masters, Greg,"Severe Fine Imposed for Sharing 24 Music Files", SC Magazine, September 17, 2012, http://www.scmagazine.com/severe-fine-imposed-for-sharing-24-music-files/article/259390/
  2. ^ Sweeney, Emily,"Probation 2.0: How Technology is Changing Probation Work", Boston Globe, November 28, 2012,http://www.boston.com/yourtown/2012/11/29/probation-how-technology-changing-probation-work-probation-officers-tap-social-media/Y5rpa12H1LOWQ7No6v211K/story.html
  3. ^ Bowker, Art (2012). The Cybercrime Handbook for Community Corrections: Managing Risk in the 21st Century. Springfield: Thomas. ISBN 9780398087289.
  4. ^ Shipley, Todd (2013). Investigating Internet Crimes, 1st Edition: An Introduction to Solving Crimes in Cyberspace. Waltham: Elsevier/Syngress. ISBN 9780124078178.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-04. Retrieved 2012-08-16.
  6. ^ http://www.blogtalkradio.com/lawenforcement/2012/05/24/cybercrime-managing-offender-risk-in-the-21st-century
  7. ^ http://www.blogtalkradio.com/lawenforcement/2013/12/28/introduction-to-solving-crime-in-cyberspace
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-03. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  9. ^ http://www.htcia.org/pdfs/artbowker.pdf[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-15. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  11. ^ The Advent of the Computer Delinquent, The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Dec 2000, "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-09-29. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  12. ^ The Cybersex Offender and Children, (co-author, Michael Gray), The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, March 2005, "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-12-07. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  13. ^ Sexting: Risky Actions and Overreactions, (co-author, Michael Sullivan), The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, July 2010, http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/law-enforcement-bulletin/july-2010/sexting
  14. ^ An Introduction to the Supervision of the Cybersex Offender, (co-author, Michael Gray) Federal Probation, December 2004,http://www.uscourts.gov/viewer.aspx?doc=/uscourts/FederalCourts/PPS/Fedprob/2004-12/index.html
  15. ^ Computer Crime in the 21st Century and Its Effect on the Probation Officer (co-author, Gregory Thompson) , Federal Probation, September 2001,http://www.uscourts.gov/viewer.aspx?doc=/uscourts/FederalCourts/PPS/Fedprob/2001septfp.pdf
  16. ^ "Managing the Risks Posed by Offender Computer Use", Perspectives, December 2011,http://appaweb.csg.org/Perspectives/Perspectives_V35_N4_P40.pdf Archived 2013-11-05 at the Wayback Machine.
  17. ^ A Victim-Centered Approach to Supervising Internet Harassment Offenders, Perspectives, Special Victim Issue, http://www.appa-net.org/eweb/docs/appa/pubs/Perspectives_2012_Spotlight.pdf
  18. ^ How to Impose Technological Restraints on Criminal Offenders, Law Technology News, July 31, 2012, http://www.law.com/jsp/lawtechnologynews/PubArticleLTN.jsp?id=1202564975181&How_to_Impose_Technological_Restraints_on_Criminal_Offenders&slreturn=20120702153615
  19. ^ Can deploying monitoring software put you in jeopardy?,SC Magazine, February 22, 2011, http://www.scmagazine.com/can-deploying-monitoring-software-put-you-in-jeopardy/article/196789/
  20. ^ The Three C's: Computers, Crime, and Corrections http://corrections.com/cybercrime
  21. ^ APPA Awards Winter 2012, http://www.appa-net.org/eweb/docs/APPA/awards/APPA_Awards_Winners_2012.pdf
  22. ^ Corrections.com Regular Contributor Nationally Recognized http://www.corrections.com/articles/34603
  23. ^ PRESS RELEASE‐2016 HTCIA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD http://htciaconference.org/2016/08/19/2016-htcia-lifetime-achievement-award Archived 2016-09-01 at the Wayback Machine.

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