Tag Archives: NCMEC

The Fake Justin Bieber Sextortion Case

TweetA recent child sextortion case in Alabama and Mississippi demonstrates the lengths that child predators will go to, the lies they will tell, and the critical importance of monitoring your child’s online activity and discussing issues of Internet safety and … Continue reading

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Child Molesters: Repeat Offenders?

TweetThe U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics surveyed prisoners released from incarceration in 1994, tracking them for three years following their release to determine rates of recidivism, or rearrest, reconviction or reincarceration. They found that on average, child molesters were sentenced … Continue reading

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Don't Be a Bully

TweetA good friend came to visit my house this past weekend with her little boy, who is the same age as my little boy. It was interesting to see my son in this situation, because I usually only see him … Continue reading

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Internet Safety

TweetI was really worried when my daughters first started using computers. I can remember doing everything I could to check out the Club Penguin website, trying to figure out whether the messages that one player could send to another player … Continue reading

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Good Touch Bad Touch

TweetI’ll never forget the day my sweet little second-grade daughter came home from school and told me that she’d learned about “good touch, bad touch and sexual abuse touch”! While it’s unbelievably jarring to hear those words come out of … Continue reading

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Safe to Compete

TweetFollowing the revelations about Jerry Sandusky, there has been a strong interest in learning how to protect our children from sexual abuse while they are engaged in extracurricular activities such as sports and scouting. Last week, in Alexandria Virginia, the … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s PhotoDNA Fighting Child Pornography

TweetSince 2002, The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has reviewed more than 65 million images of suspected child pornography (17.3 million in 2011 alone), collected from law enforcement. These images depict over 3,500 individual children, 10% of whom … Continue reading

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NCMEC Forensic Art

TweetJoe Mullins is a forensic artist at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The NCMEC helps the police and other law enforcement to locate missing children by using a combination of art and technology to make a … Continue reading

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Golden Ginger Teriyaki Meatballs

TweetI am a big fan of meals that can be put together quickly, especially at dinner time. Even though I love to cook for special occasions and on weekends when I have plenty of time to plan out creative dishes, … Continue reading

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Communicating with Your Child

TweetCommunicating with your child starts right from the minute they're born; you walk them around cradling them in your arms and telling them about the world around them, singing to them, teaching them through your words. Somewhere along the way, … Continue reading

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