Brandon Kaopuiki

Technical Advisor, IJM’s Center to End Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

After almost 18 years in state and local law enforcement in the United States, Brandon Kaopuiki joined IJM as an Internet Crimes Against Children Specialist in 2016, at the start of IJM’s project against online sexual exploitation of children in the Philippines. Brandon was embedded with the Philippine National Police as an investigative advisor/consultant for three years, helping to launch the Philippine Internet Crimes Against Children Center and increasing law enforcement performance through daily mentoring and formal training. Brandon developed and led IJM’s law enforcement training program in the Philippines, and he regularly presented at various international venues about IJM’s work in the Philippines and global strategies for countering online sexual exploitation of children. In 2019, Brandon returned to the US, where he now remotely supports IJM’s Center to End Online Sexual Exploitation of Children and related programming as a Technical Advisor.