JOINING FORCES: Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Secrets and Sealed Records

This presentation will attempt to define what and who are “juvenile sexual offenders”. We will discuss what happens to these sex offenders when they “age out” and are no longer monitored. We will look at some relevant cases regarding juvenile sexual offenders and recommend ways we can work together to keep our children and communities safe.

This workshop will be given by Detective Richard Rose on Monday, November 12 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm.

Det. Rose graduated from Florida State University in 1991 with degrees in Political Science and Religion.  He completed a Master’s degree in Counseling with emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy from Webster University.  He worked as a Child Protection Team Case Coordinator at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women from 1991-1997. While at APH Det. Rose conducted over 800 forensic interviews of children suspected of being abused.  He has been qualified in both the Ninth and Tenth (Florida) Judicial Circuits as an expert in the field of Child Abuse and Neglect and Forensic Interviewing of Children. Since joining LPD in 1997 Det. Rose has served in the Patrol Division, School Resource Unit and Criminal Investigations, specializing in Crimes Against Children and Sex Offender/Predator tracking and monitoring.  Other specialty assignments have included Field Training Officer, Domestic Violence Response Team, Honor Guard and Hostage Negotiator.

Det. Rose has served as Chairman of the Polk County Sexual Abuse Task Force and as the Chairman of the Victim Services Coalition of Orange and Osceola Counties.  He is a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Regional Task Force, Child Abduction Response Team (CART). Det. Rose is married to Sharon Edgerton-Rose, a Victim Advocate at LPD.  They have five children and two grandsons, Jayden and Kolton.

Detective Rose is also presenting a case study at JOINING FORCES titled “The Impact of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: The Roberts’ Family”.

For more information about the Joining Forces Conference and how to register, visit Prevent Child Abuse Utah’s website.


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