June Meetup Speaker: Internet Crimes Against Children Detective Susana Vijarro

1 06 2012

We are pleased to welcome Detective Susana Vijarro, who works in the Seattle PD’s Internet Crimes Against Children division, and Seattle Police Officer Donna Strangeland, who works with Susanna fighting online predators.

As always, this event is free to members and we only ask for a $5 donation from guests.  Event details and full bios below. Please join us for food, drink and conversation with fellow mystery writers and fans, and to hear our two fascinating speakers talk about the war being waged online to keep children safe from predators. If you plan to go, simply take 1 minute to fill out the free RSVP form at Eventbrite here to let us get an accurate headcount!

Where: Southcenter Duke’s

When: Saturday, June 9th, 6-8 PM

Who: Dectective Susana Vijarro and Officer Donna Strangeland of the Seattle Internet Crimes Against Children

Speaker Bios:

Donna Stangeland, police officer with Seattle Police Department since 1996.  Started her career in Patrol at the East Precinct working the Central Area for 5.5 years.  Began work as a detective in the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit in January 2002  – present.  Loves to read mysteries.”

Susana Vijarro (formerly Ditusa) has been a Seattle Police Officer for over 19 years.  According to Susana, “I worked in the Rainier Valley for 4 years in patrol and became a detective working with at risk youth.  I then became a Gang Emphasis Detective, night squad/proactive work.  For the past 10 ½ years I have been working Sexual Assault, Child Abuse,  Child Exploitation and Internet Crimes Against Children cases.  I am so blessed to do something that I love…helping and working with children.”

Once again, if you plan to join, just RSVP here!



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