Organization names investigator Mike Ferjak as recipient of national award for work in regulatory investigator training program
(DES MOINES, Iowa) A national public protection education and training organization has recognized an attorney general’s office Internet crimes against children and human trafficking investigator for his work in training others.
At its annual conference held this month in New Orleans, the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR) awarded its James L. Guffey National Certified Investigator and Inspector Training Development (NCIT) Award to Senior Investigator Michael Ferjak.
The award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the enhancement and/or development of the organization’s NCIT programs for regulatory investigators. Ferjak serves with the organization as a senior instructor.
Ferjak is assigned to the Iowa Crimes Against Children Task Force (Iowa ICAC). The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation operates the multi-jurisdictional task force, which helps protect children from Internet crime through investigations, prosecutions, educational efforts, and assistance to local law enforcement throughout the state.
Ferjak is also assigned to the Human Trafficking Enforcement and Prosecution Initiative, which investigates and prosecutes human trafficking crimes, and promotes human trafficking awareness.
Over the past four years, Ferjak has made Internet crime and human trafficking presentations to more than 18,000 Iowa students, parents and law enforcement.