online child predators http://michiganradio.org en Michigan State Police have a new tool to help them catch online child predators http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-state-police-have-new-tool-help-them-catch-online-child-predators <p>A new piece of equipment may soon help Michigan State Police catch online child predators.</p><p></p><p>Detective Sergeant Jay Poupard has spent years tracking online child predators for the Michigan State Police.</p><p></p><p>He says the way predators try to contact children online has been changing, from direct contact to harder to trace indirect methods, like file sharing.</p><p></p><p>“It hasn’t decreased. It’s just moved into another part of the virtual world,” says Poupard.</p><p></p> Sat, 22 Sep 2012 18:01:02 +0000 Steve Carmody 9198 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan State Police have a new tool to help them catch online child predators