The Internet is a powerful tool. As with any tool, we must instruct our children on how to use it safely. A recent study by the University of New Hampshire showed that one in five young people using the Internet received an online sexual solicitation in a one-year period. In an alarming 15% of those cases, the solicitor attempted to meet the child in person.r
With the growing risk that the Internet poses to our children, I hope that this site will aid you as you teach your children to protect themselves from Internet predators.r
To report a problem anytime, call 1-800-843-5678. This will connect you to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Or you can visit the Center's website at www.missingkids.com.